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”?
“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.
SSPX concession more interesting.
“For a modern pope, it may seem a decidedly un-modern stance.”
What kind of loathsome vermin…