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Pope Francis’ new interview: damage control on “trickle down” economics?

Interviews.  Interviews. Interviews.
Pope Francis gave an interview to La Stampa.
In the newest interview, the Holy Father is asked about reactions to his odd economic observations in Evangelii gaudium.
My translation:
Some passages in Evangelii gaudium attracted accusations from American ultra-conservatives.  [For an … Continue reading

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In my pursuit of fraternal charity, I may now have a new prayer in my arsenal.

A priest friend, Fr. GR, sent my the link to this story in The Guardian, which I had to share.
Tuscan friars ask God to deliver diarrhoea for basilica bible thief
Franciscans of San Salvatore al Monte pin up prayer hoping unknown … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: Vatican puppetmaster?

From Italian journalist Marco Tosati on the Vatican Insider of the Italian daily La Stampa comes this.
Raymond Leo Burke, the “great puppeteer” of American appointees
The appointment of Chaput to the Diocese of Philadelphia confirms Burke’s role as the Pope’s trusted … Continue reading

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