Pope Francis’ alleged declarations backing homosexual civil unions, featured in a documentary film, have generated a lively discussion. Some spoke about a plot to manipulate Pope Francis’ words, while others dated the plot back to when these words were uttered. The film does not include an original interview with the Pope. It shows unaired [...]
There is a twofold meaning to the Nov. 28 consistory Pope Francis announced Sunday, with which he will set the basis for a conclave with a substantial majority of cardinals he himself has created, and by which he will give a definitive shape to the reform of mindset he has always pursued.
Until now, Pope Francis appears to have escaped the criticism and attacks levied against the Church. Even when it comes to the recent Vatican financial scandals, Pope Francis’ name is never mentioned. It is strange since the Pope, though he never took any responsibility for what happened, always presented himself as a [...]
Cardinal Becciu’s resignation as prefect of the Congregation for the Cause of Saints and from the prerogatives of a cardinal opened a Pandora’s box. Since the resignation, the media has reported every day about the Holy See’s mismanagement in finances, published interviews of people who had worked as financial intermediaries for the Holy [...]
When the late Israeli president Shimon Peres visited Pope Francis six years ago to promote the idea of a Parliament of World Religions, the Pope took his time to think about it. There was a risk to “secularize” religions and treat them as a political tool. Instead, Pope Francis liked the idea of [...]