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I haven’t been following all the Pope coverage, but there were a few things from today’s Pope news that I thought I’d comment on. Note that I’m mostly watching this on Twitter. Interfaith Blessings I was delighted that Wednesday’s speech … Continue reading
Pope Francis told the international group of theologians that advises him and the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to respect a diversity of theological views and to listen to the “signs of the times” in their work. … Continue reading
#PopeFrancis and Patriarch Bartholomew I give blessing side by side at end of today's Mass #historic #popeinturkey pic.twitter.com/suJFjdOUO0 — Mary Shovlain (@maryshovlain) November 29, 2014 Lord, remember your Church throughout the world; make us grow in love, together with Francis, … Continue reading
I read a commentary on church reform by Hans Küng last week, that lingered in my mind as an example of “doing it wrong,” at least from the perspective of mimetic ecclesiology. In this commentary, the substantive issues of church … Continue reading
In response to Francis’ recently published interview with an atheist, Germaine Grisez had some startling criticism: I’m afraid that Pope Francis has failed to consider carefully enough the likely consequences of letting loose with his thoughts in a world that … Continue reading
Almighty and eternal God, who in the Pope, Blessed John XXIII, gave to the whole world the shining example of a good shepherd, grant that, through his intercession, we may with joy spread abroad the fullness of Christian charity. Through … Continue reading
This was a fascinating interview that I wish I had time to blog further, but this was my favorite part: The Pope comes in and shakes my hand, and we sit down. The Pope smiles and says: “Some of my … Continue reading
In the excerpts of the papal interview I’ve been seeing, this one leaped out at me (emphasis mine): The dogmatic and moral teachings of the church are not all equivalent. The church’s pastoral ministry cannot be obsessed with the transmission … Continue reading