domenica 16 luglio 2017

The New York Times
(Ross Douthat) By the standards of the Francis papacy, things were rather quiet in Rome for much of 2017. The great controversy of the previous two years, the debate over communion for the divorced and remarried, had entered a kind of stalemate, with bishops the world over disagreeing and the pope himself keeping a deliberate silence. One long act of the pontificate seemed finished; the question was how much drama there was still to come. The last month has supplied some. In rapid succession, four important cardinals have been removed from the stage. The first, George Pell (...)