Watching Fernando Meirelles’ The Two Popes I was struck by how the high station granted to bishops, cardinals, popes, etc on the basis of hearing God’s voice in their heads, contrasts with the very low status afforded to others who claim to hear God’s voice in their heads.

“But remember, truth may be vital, but without love it is also unbearable.”

There’s something close to the essence of life in that. Altogether a very moving film, certainly one of last years best, a film that didn’t let truth obscure love.