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  • Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

    Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

    • Nov 8, 2019

    The chief communications officer for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized a new book on Pope Francis’ papacy for perpetuating “an unfortunate and inaccurate myth” that Pope Francis is facing resistance from the leadership and staff of the bishops’ conference.

  • If Church does not evangelize, it will decay, pope says

    If Church does not evangelize, it will decay, pope says

    • Nov 4, 2019

    The Catholic Church must follow Jesus’ command to preach the Gospel to every person, otherwise it will not fulfill its mission of bearing witness to Christ, Pope Francis said.

  • Conversion is aim of pope’s ‘great reform,’ author says

    Conversion is aim of pope’s ‘great reform,’ author says

    • Oct 28, 2019

    Following up on ‘The Great Reformer,’ his biography of Pope Francis, Austen Ivereigh is convinced that conversion is “the deepest reform” and is a process Pope Francis is trying to facilitate. Ivereigh’s latest book is ‘Wounded Shepherd: Pope Francis and His Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church’, scheduled for release in the United States Nov. 5 by Henry Holt and Company.

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