The Insights eNewsletter
The Pope's Interview
First appeared on 09/20/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
Clearly the big news is the extensive interview of Pope Francis by Antonio Spadaro, SJ. Phil Lawler warned from the first that we would be very foolish to rely on the secular press to figure out what the Holy Father said.
Both Phil and I immensely enjoyed reading this interview. It was hard to put down. But it was also challenging. As expected, we've seen many troubled first reactions. In the hope of being helpful, here are two essays on this subject, in the order written:
- Jeff Mirus: The Pope’s interview is a challenge to everyone—including me!
- Phil Lawler: The key to understanding Pope Francis: the 99 lost sheep