Spoiler alert: No, not really.
“I call on the Pope to come here to see what is happening.”
Doing a deal with Beijing.
Pope Francis: Wait longer. A lot longer.
“I say it plainly: We arrived late.”
USCCB to Vatican: Be transparent.
“The time of ‘Roma locuta, causa finita’ is long past.”
California files lawsuit to keep DACA in place … which it still is.
Look this way!
Pope Francis to offer Vatican residency?
In happier brotherly times.
“I repeat I am innocent of these charges. They are false.”
A “Delphic utterance”?
Is the world watching?
But omits mention of environment?
The gift exchange was telling
A shot in the arm?
Time and place.
“Obviously, we’d be honored …”
“Don’t hold your breath”?
“We have received no request.”
“Many times people credit Vatican officials with far too much long-range, strategic thinking.”
Doctrine and limiting principles.
Apply skepticism as needed.
“I am pleased that an American president is focused on the plight of small religious communities – including the Christians – in Iraq.”
Pope Francis: Patience.