Pope Francis’ choice of new cardinals confirms the unique characteristics and goals of his papacy.
Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.
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Perhaps Pope Francis will have the freedom and desire to make not just stylistic and rhetorical changes, but substantive changes as well.
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Eugenio Scalfari’s report shows a pope who rejects blind deference to hierarchy, one who is eager to engage with the world beyond the walls of the church, even when his words may make Catholics uncomfortable.
Pope Francis may be as good as it gets, but the Catholic Church just doesn’t allow popes to get that good.
Francis’ words may be the push needed to keep the Catholic faith above the mess of American politics.