The Vatican’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva saw a “common path” with the White House on social justice issues and “a way forward, a compromise, a solution” on culture war topics after “cordial” meeting
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And Archbishop George Ganswein is still working for Francis. Should Ganswein go? Some say yes.
First he was upset at Pope Francis’ criticisms of capitalism. Now he’s worried that the income inequality debate will take us to Hitler’s Germany…
“But look at what that one has done, or that one,” the pope said. “But I have done so many (bad) things. Who am I to judge? … Who am I to gossip about this person? Who am I who has done the same or worse?”
Also: the pope, in his homily at Mass on Thursday morning, says that all the Christian apologetics in the world won’t convince an unbeliever to believe — but living a genuine Christian life can.
“Capitalism should not become the model of society,” says Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, one of Francis’ top advisers. “To think that somewhere there are pure markets which give rise to the good through free competition is mere ideology.”
(RNS) Here is the most complete list yet of the archbishops that Pope Francis may name as his first new cardinals, along with two graphics showing where in the world they could — and maybe should — come from.
(RNS) Any day now, Pope Francis is expected to make his first appointments to the College of Cardinals, the select group of about 120 scarlet-clad senior churchmen whose main duty is to advise the pope while he reigns – and gather in the Sistine Chapel when he dies or resigns to name his successor. Will one of the 14 or so picks be the next pope?
The pontiff’s most “radical” suggestion in a recent interview — that a nursing mother should breastfeed her baby even in front of the pope — may be fodder for La Leche League types. But he is invoking an ancient devotion while endorsing a pragmatic work of mercy.
In an unusually sharp retort, Catholic University of America has issued a statement ripping the 50 priests, theologians and academics who published a letter protesting $1 million gift that CUA accepted from Charles Koch, who with his brother is a leader in funding libertarian policies that seem to directly contradict church teaching. My story today […]