Tuesday, September 8, 2015

What has Pope Francis actually accomplished? Here’s a look at 7 of his most notable statements.

A culture war is brewing over Pope Francis’s revolutionary tenure, with conservatives and traditionalists pushing back against what they see as a liberal momentum surging within the Roman Catholic Church.

Despite the uproar, the first Latin American pope has not yet ushered in any substantial changes in policy. But he has given space to liberal bishops who are pressing for new policies, including a controversial bid to bend the rules that now technically ban divorced and remarried Catholics from the most sacrosanct part of Mass – taking the Holy Eucharist. In the meantime, he has radically transformed the tone of his office, making a number eye-raising gestures and pronouncements that have liberals cheering and conservatives shaking their heads. Here’s a look at the 7 of his most notable statements.

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[Read full story: Conservative dissent is brewing inside the Vatican]

From The Washington Post

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