mercoledì 17 maggio 2017

(John L. Allen Jr.) Since Blessed Paul VI was dubbed the “Pilgrim Pope” for becoming the first pontiff to leave Italy since 1809, and the first ever to visit the Western hemisphere, Africa and Asia, popes so far have made 157 foreign trips - 104 of those, for the record, belonging to St. John Paul II alone. To be brutally honest, not every one of those trips actually has changed the world. It’s not clear that John Paul’s 1982 outing to San Marino (...)