The Catholic Church Is Still Catholic, Contrary to the Headlines

Pope Francis prays at San Marcello al Corso church for the end of the coronavirus pandemic in Rome, Italy March 15, 2020. (Vatican Media/Handout via Reuters)
That’s a challenge to Joe Biden and all of us sinners. As it should be!

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T hat new Pope Francis documentary certainly commanded some attention. If you’ve been following him from the beginning, it’s hard to get too concerned about anything anymore. The press attention to his papacy has been so often guided by ideology. The progressive Left, so to speak — and even the more mainstream conventional version that perhaps doesn’t always see its worldview as such — has held on to hope that he is their way to a Church they are more comfortable with, one conformed to the values of the times rather than being conformed to the cross of Jesus Christ. That’s

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