venerdì 21 aprile 2017

Francis poses both/and approach to fighting anti-Christian persecution
(John L. Allen Jr.) Most activists in the fight against global anti-Christian persecution are inclined to go on the offensive, calling out offenders, demanding sanctions, and in general not taking things lying down. Pope Francis appears to prefer the carrot over the stick, but it's possible to see this contrast as both/and -- by reaching out so incessantly, Francis may be providing others the chance to push back. (...)