The first comment reminds us once again that we often should not use religious arguments in talking about abortion, depending on the person that we are talking to. There are enough other arguments that can still be very convincing because this is also a human rights and justice issue.
This week, the Diocese of Rome -- the Pope's own Diocese -- has provided a concrete example of how to respond to the death of a notorious, unrepentant, public sinner. Think Senator Kennedy, or Prime Minister Trudeau.
Vatican spokesman Fr. Frederico Lombardi explained that the both the recent interview and last week’s interview published in Jesuit magazines, represent “conversational” or “colloquial” forms of communication.
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From inside the Vatican to the back halls of diocesan offices many officials are wishing Pope Francis would stop granting off-the-cuff interviews that have led to an ever-increasing need to correct misinterpretations.