Pope Francis is a contentious figure … among his own bishops.
Today’s news boasts two must-read articles on the business and the politics that are the hierarchical Catholic Church. No matter your views on the Vatican, both give tremendous insight and a fascinating peek inside.
But worry not, because as Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, Francis ally and high-ranked Vatican priest told the Washington Post:
“At least we aren’t poisoning each other’s chalices anymore.”
Washington Post: Conservative dissent is brewing inside the Vatican
Crux: Pope’s annulment reform will recalibrate the Synod of Bishops, and more