mercoledì 27 ottobre 2021

Stati Uniti
When Biden meets with Francis, some heads will explode

(Michael Sean Winters, NC Reporter)
Friday morning, when President Joe Biden has an official audience with Pope Francis, some heads will explode. For a certain kind of Catholic, Biden represents a repudiation of their understanding of their own Catholic identity, and that kind of Catholic tends to be less than enthusiastic about Francis! Photos of the two together will be too much. Catholic University of America theology professor Chad Pecknold told the Associated Press that the meeting "could actually highlight the urgent need to unite around a clear and coherent view of how the bishops should respond to politicians who publicly hold the Church's teaching in contempt while presenting themselves for Holy Communion." (...)