Last week, Pope Francis surprisingly announced that he is writing a second part of Laudato Si’ to bring it up to date with current issues. Subsequently, the Holy See Press Office specified that it was a further environmental update on problems. It is interesting news because it says something about this pontificate.
First of all, [...]
Some compare the pontificate of Pope Francis to an epochal change that cannot be perceived by a “bubble” of observers. It is true that Pope Francis, in these ten years of his pontificate, has revolutionized many things, primarily based on his practical sense and his way of seeing things. It is not true, however, [...]
Pope Francis’ letter to the priests of the Diocese of Rome on August 7 arrived almost unexpectedly. Nothing suggested that the Pope needed to write to the priests of the diocese he presides over, and it was not an special occasion. And that is why the letter is particularly relevant. Because, as always, [...]
The trip to Portugal for World Youth Day, and the press conference on the plane, are the Vatican news with the most significant exposure in the media. Yet, last week, a rumor, an appointment, and a data point, showed how Pope Francis is directing a definitive change of pace, once again centralizing control on [...]