sabato 1 ottobre 2022

A modest proposal from the Philippines might trigger a new Catholic era

(John L. Allen Jr., Crux)
Life, as the famous John Lennon saying goes, is what happens while you’re busy making other plans. In a similar fashion, we might say that news is what happens while you’re paying attention to something else. This summer, Catholic chatter was dominated by ultimately baseless rumors that Pope Francis was about to resign. In the meantime, a conversation was unfolding in the Philippines with potentially seismic significance, which flew almost entirely under radar. (...)