I met Karl Gaspar in January. We were both in Geneva for the dialogue between First and Third World theologians which I wrote about in this column a few months ago.
From April 20 to 24 I participated in the Christian World Conference on Life and Peace in Uppsala, Sweden, where I was one of 133 delegates from 60 countries.
Only 13 times in 30 years has a U. S. president called a joint session of Congress.
It was nearly noon on Good Friday. With feelings of both expectancy and trepidation, we were about to call Chicago again.