Same as the old Pope(s)
Ardently embraced by Catholics of all stripes, those of other faiths, and even some misugided atheists, Pope Francis, after assuring us all of his humility, is getting down to the usual Popery: buttressing the traditional stands of the Catholic Church. As CatholicCulture.org reports (and without irony), Francis met with bishops from Southern Africa to address the problems of their region. Here’s the whole report:
Pope Francis met on April 25 with the bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, representing the nations of South Africa, Botswana, and Swaziland. The African prelates were making their ad limina visits.
In his prepared remarks, the Holy Father spoke of the heroic work of missionaries who brought the faith to southern Africa, and took note of the current vigor of the faith, pointing to the “flourishing parishes, thriving often against very great odds.” Although a small minority, and lacking in material resources, the…
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