Posts Tagged ‘Fratelli Tutti’

Vatican clarifies new encyclical’s sexist title Comments 0

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

The Pope’s new encyclical’s sexist title “Fratelli tutti,” is to be understood as including both men and women, the Vatican says. It is “an encyclical for all brothers and sisters,” the Vatican says in the daily newspaper in L’Osservatore Romano. The front-page editorial clarifies that the encyclical “addresses all his sisters and brothers, all men Read more

Pope Francis’ new papal encyclical could be derailed by its seemingly sexist title Comments 0

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

I can see the headlines now: “Papal encyclical condemned as sexist.” Groan! Last month, Italian Bishop Domenico Pompili revealed that Pope Francis is preparing a new papal encyclical — the third of his papacy and his first in five years — to focus on the economic, environmental and spiritual change that is necessary to address Read more

Pope to sign new encyclical in Assisi Comments 0

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Pope Francis will sign his new encyclical next month in Assisi. Focusing on what the world should look like following the Covid-19 pandemic, Francis is calling the new encyclical “Brothers and Sisters All” (“Fratelli Tutti”, in Italian). The encyclical examines the social, political and economic obligations that flow from a belief that all people are Read more