- Jul 12, 2020
Despite a news blackout, it’s not difficult to guess what was on the agenda for Monday’s conversation between Pope Francis and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and it can be summarized in two words: “Now” and “then.”
A call for church bells to ring out when Britain leaves the European Union has been attacked by a Church of England bishop as being “tacky.”
The latest standoff in Italy involving a boatful of migrants creates the intriguing possibility of a partnership between the EU’s new leader, Ursula von der Leyen, and Pope Francis.
When it comes to the issues, there are several reasons to believe new EU leader Ursula von der Leyen will see Pope Francis as an ally.
The pope and his bishops seem keenly aware of the current battle for the soul of Europe, which, in light of populist gains, risks creating a new ideological iron curtain.
The Greek island of Rhodes is facing a massive refugee crisis, and the Franciscans are on the front lines of the response.