Mending Wall

It is, of course, entirely coincidental after the recent local disagreement between Churches and State that Gordon Brown is to be received at the court of the Emperor Constantine have an audience with Pope Benedict XVI.. entirely coincidental, surely.. ANYhoo.. what’s not coincidental is the point made in the BBC report

Mr Brown will also hold talks with Italian prime minister Romano Prodi, in a further indication of his status as prime minister in waiting.