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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Francis, a pope of la lucha???


March 20th, 2013|

"It is this same Spirit that we must embrace today—the problems facing the church cannot be solved by one man but will take all of us tapping into holy chutzpah to repair, reform, renew, and re-member the Church."

Pope Pancho, Hope, and Shadows

March 20th, 2013|

"But the great, overwhelming eruption of our time lies deeper than all these things, in the very core of our imagination, in how we live with one another, and how we divide and order our society."

Francis, the Great Paradox

March 19th, 2013|

"He is another representative of Roman Catholic conservatism: inflexible, headstrong, and connected to those sectors of Argentine society that are critical of any progressive ideas, yet have a great impact on the population."

A Catholic of Caribbean Descent Reflects on the Election of Pope Francis

March 18th, 2013|

"Moreover, his rise to power was extraordinary in that fully formed Jesuits take a vow not to pursue higher office within the order or the Church."

Let’s Not be Naïve . . .

March 18th, 2013|

"By his own definition, we can safely assume that whatever else may change, the reign of Pope Francis will not be one that initiates a dialogue with the sexual and gender minorities of the world."

Can He Convert?: An Argentinean Scholar Reflects on the Selection of Pope Francis

March 14th, 2013|

"While Romero allegedly converted in the 1970s in the streets of San Salvador, Bergoglio had over forty years to convert in the streets of Buenos Aires. But he did not."