The circus comes to town

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Feb 22, 2017

There was a circus performance at the Pope’s audience today.

No, really. It’s true.

There was a juggler so skillful that he could balance six different interpretations of Amoris Laetitia. And a contortionist who could reconcile the German bishops’ interpretation with constant Church teaching.

Okay, that last part isn’t true.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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