PopeWatch: Islam

  In all the furor over the economic passages of Evangelii Gaudium, other sections of that lengthy document have received short shrift.  Sandro Magister at his blog Chiesa has the comments of Father Samir Khalil Samir, an Egyptian Jesuit, on these passages:

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PopeWatch: A Libertarian Take

    Marian Tupy at Reason has a libertarian take on the economic message of the Pope in Evangelii Gaudium:   It’s official: 2013 has been the Year of the Pope. The latest evidence? Time has named Francis its Person

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PopeWatch: Deliberate Mistranslation?

    Joe at Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam , who has been translating Evangelii Gaudium into English from the original Spanish, believes that the official Vatican translation is so bad that it cannot be accidental.  Here is a comment that he

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PopeWatch: 138

  PopeWatch recalls hearing a Methodist sermon that went on for an endless hour.  Most priests tend to limit their sermons to 15-20 minutes, although PopeWatch believes that many of those sermons are too long.  PopeWatch therefore was cheered by

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PopeWatch: The Federated Catholic Church?

    Sandro Magister at Chiesa looks at a part of Evangelii Gaudium that has been largely overlooked in all the sturm und drang over the economic passages:  the Pope’s vision of a much more decentralized Church: 1. ON THE

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PopeWatch: Casey Stengel

 ‘Can‘t anybody here play this game?’ Casey Stengel As the center of a global institution that includes one-sixth of the human race, one would have thought that the issue of translation of Church documents would have been something that the Vatican would

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PopeWatch: Father Robert Sirico

  Hattip to Father Z.  Father Robert Sirico of the Acton Institute has first rate questions about the economic portions of Evangelii Gaudium  in the video below:  

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PopeWatch: Evangelii Gaudium

    PopeWatch decides to take the Thanksgiving holidays off and the Pope releases Evangelii Gaudium!  Go here to read it.  The short take of PopeWatch is that it is a mishmash.  Much of it is merely a restatement of

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