St Francis didn’t think animals were ‘almost’ like us – he loved them because they had come from the hand of God
St Francis was not above the magisterial teachings of the Church – and neither is the Pope
What perhaps we are not seeing from this Pope is the mystical and ecstatic characteristics of St Francis
Minute-by-minute coverage of the historic visit to the birthplace of St Francis
She believed also in truth, in faith, and in hope where there was despair; and she prayed for these things, too.
The cardinal was calling for a religious revival, not for the abolition of unpopular Church teachings