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Pope recommends ‘ecumenism of hatred’ article, criticizes ‘rigid’ young priests, distinguishes proselytism from evangelization

September 27, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis addressed questions from fellow Jesuits during his recent apostolic journey to three African nations. In 2017, La Civiltà Cattolica published an essay characterizing a political alliance between “evangelical fundamentalism and Catholic Integralism in the USA” as an “ecumenism of hatred.”

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  • Posted by: Bveritas2322 - Sep. 28, 2019 4:21 PM ET USA

    Your title should note that his distinction was merely a claim he was making. As a man essentially consumed by hatred for those preaching the Catholicism Christ commanded of His Church, Francis abuses the word proselytize to trivialize and insult those efforts which are an affront to his evangelical secularity.