mercoledì 24 maggio 2017

On cusp of Trump summit, Pope makes a statement about peripheries
(John L. Allen Jr.) Despite the stereotypical American conceit that the world revolves around us, Pope Francis almost certainly wasn't thinking of Donald Trump when he named five new cardinals on Sunday, just ahead of his meeting today with the U.S. President. Still, the timing is arresting: Just ahead of receiving the de facto leader of the center, the pontiff made a powerful statement about the peripheries. (...)