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Excerpts from Pope Francis’ (Second) Explosive Interview

posted on October 1, 2013

David Gibson of Religion News Service provides excerpts of Pope Francis’s most recent interview, this time with the atheist editor of Italian Newspaper La Repubblica. On the involvement of the Catholic Church in politics, Francis said, “I believe that Catholics involved in politics carry the values of their religion within them, but have the mature awareness and expertise to implement them. The Church will never go beyond its task of expressing and disseminating its values, at least as long as I’m here.”

Read at Religion News Service