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The war against Pope Francis | News | The Guardian

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt.  ope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

John Byron Kuhner

In 1970, the Procurator General of the Discalced Carmelite Order, Finian Monahan, was summoned to the Vatican for a meeting. The subject of the meeting was a promising young American priest by the name of Reginald Foster. The head Latinist of the Vatican’s State Department had tapped Foster to write …

Sudanese woman spared death for apostasy meets Pope Francis | World | The Guardian

Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian Sudanese woman spared a death sentence for apostasy after an international outcry, has met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy. The 27-year-old and her family were received at the pontiff’s guesthouse for just under 30 minutes in an atmosphere “of serenity and tenderness”, the Vaticanspokesman Federico Lombardi said in …