“We need to truly understand this: in life not all is black on white or white on black. No! The shades of gray prevail in life.”
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The average homily of Pope Francis has about 961 words.
Catholic traditionalists continue to underestimate the Argentine pontiff.
“I want to be a spokesman for the deepest longings of indigenous peoples.” – Pope Francis
“Interreligious dialogue, where all men and women, from different religious traditions, can speak to one another without arguing: this is what religious freedom allows.” – Pope Francis at Independence Hall, Philadelphia
This letter of the CDF under Francis is a new appraisal of the role given to the movements by his two predecessors.
Why Is the Vatican Now Letting Advocates of Women’s Ordination Hold a Demonstration in its Back Yard?
For the first time the group has been given official permission to hold a public demonstration in the gardens of Castel Sant’Angelo on Friday, the day that the Pope celebrates a jubilee Mass for priests in St Peter’s Square. Members of the women’s ordination group have also been given tickets to attend the Mass.
The National Catholic Reporter reports that, in a Q&A session at a gathering of women religious, Pope Francis said that he thought a commission to study the question of women in the diaconate was a good idea. Here are a few initial random thoughts…
Should the Church be holding more open-air reconciliation events, out in the sunshine?
“Father, have you ever asked yourself why there are policemen who are torturers?”