“In a particular way, faced with the culture of waste, that relativizes the value of human life,” the pope said, “parents are called to pass on to their children the understanding that this must always be defended, already in the mother’s womb..."
“If something doesn't happen by October I'd be surprised.” In a conversation with John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter, New York Cardinal Dolan has predicted a curial shakeup in October. In surprisingly frank language, Cardinal Dolan expressed some disappointment in Pope Francis' apparent lack of managerial skill. “We also wanted someone with good managerial skills and leadership skills, and so far that hasn't been as obvious,” said Cardinal Dolan regarding the selection of the new pope. “It's a little bit of a surprise that he hasn't played his hand on that front yet.” He added, “I would expect that […]