- May 26, 2020
Two ancient heresies, which Pope Francis has often pointed to as “enemies of holiness,” were at the center of a Roman conference on Tuesday, which attempted to explain the Argentinian pontiff’s “upside-down theology.”
In a new document on holiness, Pope Francis makes clear he both believes in the Devil, the “Prince of Hell,” and that he regards critics of his merciful line in “Amoris Laetitia” and elsewhere of seeing the Church as “the possession of a select few.”
A document published March 1 by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith expands on Pope Francis’s criticism of modern forms of two ancient heresies.
Pope Francis offered a sweeping summary of his vision for the Catholic Church on Tuesday, telling a gathering of Italian Catholics in Florence that the Church must be open to change while rejecting a “controlling, hard, and prescriptive” style. “… It is not useful to search for solutions in conservatism