Francis not breaking away from Benedict

This is interesting: Letter #56: Holding to Benedict by Robert Moynihan.

But there is another form of poverty! It is the spiritual poverty of our time, which afflicts the so-called richer countries particularly seriously. It is what my much-loved predecessor, the dear and venerated Benedict XVI, called the ‘tyranny of relativism’…

It isn’t just those who don’t have enough money to live on – which will the increasing case for many of us middle class folk! Thank you, Dr Tighe, for the heads-up.

Also see “Francis is the future indicated by Benedict XVI”, which gives another slant and a truly prophetic vision that resonates with me.

If you read French, have a look at Fr Claude Barthe’s Une analyse de l’élection du pape François. Fr Barthe is a French priest I esteem and respect greatly for his nuanced analysis of questions concerning the Church. He seems to be afraid that Pope Francis also would be unable to bring about any significant change.

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