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  • Does the ‘Populist Pope’ have a beef with populism?

    Does the ‘Populist Pope’ have a beef with populism?

    Pope Francis has not held back his criticism of populism in the past describing it as “evil” and a form of “egotism,” yet the media hails him as the ‘populist pope.’ But the unique approach to the masses adopted by this pontificate cannot be understood without the three P’s: populism, proximity, and the peripheries.

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  • The woman who knows how to read Pope Francis

    The woman who knows how to read Pope Francis

    The first woman to receive a doctorate in theology from Argentina’s Pontifical Catholic University says Pope Francis is “creating processes in which the Holy Spirit forges new synthesis out of disparities and disagreements.”

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  • Pope Francis urges EU leaders to fight populism with solidarity

    Pope Francis urges EU leaders to fight populism with solidarity

    Pope Francis said Europe has “a patrimony of ideals and spiritual values unique in the world,” calling it the “best antidote against the vacuum of values of our time, which provides a fertile terrain for every form of extremism.” The pope was speaking to European Union leaders marking their 60th anniversary.

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