martedì 14 marzo 2017

FOUR YEARS ON: Pope's compassionate 'disruption' of the Church shows no signs of slowing down
The Tablet
(Christopher Lamb) Two months after his election Pope Francis held a meeting with senior figures from the Church’s charitable arm inside his new home, the Casa Santa Marta, where he made a startling claim. The work of Caritas, he stressed, was not just about providing first aid to people in a crisis but must focus on giving ongoing care to the most vulnerable. He admitted this was big, expensive task but nevertheless there shouldn’t be compromises. “If that is too expensive,” Francis explained. “We'd even have to sell the churches to feed the poorest of the poor.” (...)