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  • Pope to seminarians: Using church for personal ambition is a ‘plague’

    Pope to seminarians: Using church for personal ambition is a ‘plague’

    • Apr 3, 2017

    “I’m telling you this as a brother, father and friend. Please, shun ecclesial careerism. It is a plague. Avoid it,” Pope Francis said during an audience at the Vatican with students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Pontifical Spanish College of St. Joseph in Rome. “Do not forget this — the devil always comes in through the pocket, always,” he said.

  • Is Pope Francis really facing a coup? Or just ‘fake news’?

    Is Pope Francis really facing a coup? Or just ‘fake news’?

    • Mar 11, 2017

    Francis himself recognizes that there is resistance…the longer Francis goes on, the more cardinals and bishops he can appoint, which will likely increase the number of those who think as he does and decrease the size of the opposition still further.

  • Amid controversy, council of cardinals backs Pope Francis

    Amid controversy, council of cardinals backs Pope Francis

    • Feb 13, 2017

    “In relation to recent events, the Council of Cardinals expresses its full support of the work of the Pope, while ensuring full adhesion and support to his person and his Magisterium,” a Vatican communique stated in the wake of several attacks and criticism toward Pope Francis’s pontificate.

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