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Peter, Trump, and Francis

February 17, 2017 Carl E. Olson 2

Last summer, while visiting family in Montana, I had a conversation with my brother-in-law—an Evangelical Protestant—about the papacy in general and the pontificate of Francis specifically. Chris’s questions were very thoughtful and not contentious in […]

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Should the Mass reflect a pope’s personality?

February 7, 2017 Nicholas Senz 4

Pope Francis has announced the formation of a committee to review the Church’s governing document on liturgical translation, Liturgiam Authenticam. Father Michael Ryan of the Archdiocese of Seattle—a leading opponent of the new English translation […]