- Jan 27, 2020
Pope Francis and the civil authorities in Rome invoked a spirit of welcoming and integration Tuesday, as populist politicians lead the polls in Italy.
The Vatican and Italy’s populist right-wing government don’t see eye to eye on immigration, but when it comes to the eviction of a welcoming center near Rome things got personal.
More than sex abuse and sexuality, many young people look to the synod as an opportunity for the Church to have a “prophetic voice.”
While Pope Francis was spreading a gospel of welcoming and openness toward immigrants in the Baltic States, his message was being ignored in his own backyard.