Sunday, July 16, 2017

Agree or not, it's good to know what Vatican insiders think of America

Agree or not, it's good to know what Vatican insiders think of America

An article by two friends of Pope Francis arguing that a 'Manichean vision' underlies 'a surprising ecumenism … between Evangelical fundamentalists and Catholic Integralists' in the United States may be debatable, but it illustrates a time-honored Vatican take on America that neither this pope nor his advisers invented. (As a footnote, we might want to slow down before blaming the US bishops.)