- Sep 25, 2020
The leadership of the Catholic Church in Pope Francis’s native Argentina is preparing to fight back against a press for legalized abortion with a seemingly more active role than in 2018, when the conservative president at the time opened a debate over decriminalization.
Despite needing to pack for a Nov. 19-26 trip to Thailand and Japan, Pope Francis is still keeping his eye on his home continent of Latin America.
If there is one candidate to be an unchanging institution in the Vatican, a safe bet would be its venerable newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano. At least until this week, when there is a new, Argentine edition mixing Roman with local content. And its editor isn’t even Catholic.