Posts Tagged ‘La Civiltà Cattolica’

Pope Francis criticises ’backward’ conservative elements in US Catholic Church

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Pope Francis has openly criticised what he terms the “backwardness” exhibited by certain conservative factions within the US Catholic Church. The pontiff pointed out that, in some instances, political ideology has begun to overshadow genuine faith. This can prompt a displacement of core religious values. Francis made the comments on August 5 in a private Read more

Pope Francis, vaccines and global health

Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Pope Francis, vaccines and global health

As we live through the tragic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is useful to reflect on the current vaccination process and, in particular, the innovative contribution of Pope Francis’ teaching and action. Michael Rozier, a Jesuit professor of health management and policy, has reflected on the importance of commitment to health care and identified Read more

Evangelical Christians seek papal audience about alliance of hate

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Evangelical Christians who support President Donald Trump have written asking to meet Pope Francis about an article published in the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica last month. The journal, which is reviewed by the Vatican Secretariat of State, accused some American Catholics of building an alliance of “hate” with evangelicals who backed the president. Johnnie Read more

Vatican newspaper – Trump’s team twists scripture to promote conflict, war

Monday, July 17th, 2017

A Vatican newspaper has accused Steve Bannon, chief strategist for US President Donald Trump, of  supporting “apocalyptic geopolitics”. It also claims Trump’s team promotes an “evangelical fundamentalism” that twists scripture to promote conflict and war. The article in the Argentine issue of La Civiltà Cattolica by editor-in-chief Fr Antonio Spadaro and Argentine Presbyterian pastor Marcelo Read more