Lyric discussion by LesPaul79 

As far as Bono's take on organized religion:

Bono: Let's not get too hard on the Holy Roman Church here. The Church has its problems, but the older I get, the more comfort I find there. The physical experience of being in a crowd of largely humble people, heads bowed, murmuring prayers, stories told in stained-glass windows …

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And by the way, this is a beautiful and powerful song. Love it.

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