Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Italian cardinal raps politicians' failure to form new government

April 17, 2013

The president of the Italian bishops' conference has scolded the nation's political leaders for their failure to resolve a stalemate that has blocked the formation of a new government.

"Politicians need to put an end to all further delay," said Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa. After weeks of gridlock following elections in February, the Italian people "can't take any more," he said.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: unum - Apr. 17, 2013 6:15 PM ET USA

    So the U.S. isn't the only country that has bishop-politicians. Why can't they just render unto Caesar what is Caesar's?