Monthly Archives: November 2013

Francisā€™ Ode to the Joy of Evangelising: a summary and guide

The first teaching document mainly authored by Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, is a bold and thrilling bid to send the Catholic Church worldwide on mission. Energetic, direct, lyrical, its language and style model the evangelisation to which the Pope is … Continue reading

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Why western liberal adulation risks obscuring Francis’ mission

‘Pope idol’ is the headline above the Sunday Times‘ informativeĀ profile of the ‘Francis effect’ — the term the media are using to sum up the invigorating, renewing effect of his papacy. The headline captures his extraordinary popularity, and the power … Continue reading

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