- Jan 25, 2020
Ignoring the reality lived by men and women today has caused a resurgence of old ideologies, such as populism, that inevitably do more harm than good, Pope Francis said.
Matteo Salvini’s blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant exchanges of his successful bid to topple Conte’s 14-month-old government, which collapsed Tuesday after Salvini’s League party withdrew its support.
In a forward he penned for a new book dedicated to the so-called “popular movements” prominent in South America, Pope Francis said the groups are an alternative to the populist wave spreading through much of global society.
There’s a natural tendency for people everywhere to assume that when the pope speaks, he must be talking about them.
The upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is an “urgent” gathering, not of scientists and politicians, but for the Church whose main focus in discussions will be evangelization, Pope Francis said in a new interview.