• Let’s face it: The modern papacy is an impossible gig

    Let’s face it: The modern papacy is an impossible gig

    • Apr 25, 2021

    We live in a time of instant opinion, in which perspective is generally the first casualty of war. Nevertheless, here’s a bit of perspective anyone who follows Vatican news and the Catholic scene ought to try to keep in mind: The papacy, as it’s come to be understood, is an impossible gig.