Monday, July 17, 2017

Exclusive interview: Antonio Spadaro on his article about ‘The Ecumenism of Hate’ in the U.S.

Exclusive interview: Antonio Spadaro on his article about ‘The Ecumenism of Hate’ in the U.S.



Pope Francis accepts an issue of La Civilta Cattolica from Father Antonio Spadaro, editor of the Jesuit-run magazine, in February. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
“We have expressed our opinion on a phenomenon,” that of “a strange form of ecumenism” uniting “fringe groups of Catholic integralists and some groups of evangelical fundamentalists” in the political field. That is what Antonio Spadaro, S.J., one of the co-authors of “Evangelical Fundamentalism and Catholic Integralism,” an article that has sparked much discussion in the United States and elsewhere, told America in an exclusive interview in Rome, the day after its publication.

Read more.....