I know that many of you probably check the National Catholic Reporter frequently, but just in case, this article is very good. Yes, PF does make a lot of us squirm. So does Jesus when we really read and listen to the Gospels. It will be really interesting to hear what Papa Francesco has to say when he addresses the joint session of Congress in September. BTW, he has requested that it be broadcast to the crowds that will be outside of the Capitol building and he will be speaking in English, the only one of the speeches he will be speaking in English when he visits the US….Reyanna
By NCR Editorial Staff, July 27, 2015, National Catholic Reporter on-line
In the growing corpus of Pope Francis pronouncements — in homilies and speeches and encyclicals — an eloquence adheres that might safely be characterized as singular in quality in the long history of papal literature. It is an eloquence eminently accessible, born of personal experience and shaped primarily by his love of the poor.