Pope Francis and the Church’s mission

By: Sean McMahon Pope Francis said in an interview released on Sept. 19 that the Church has an “obsession” with “gays, abortion and birth control.” The interview laid out Francis’ bold vision of the Church. This is a Church that is all-inclusive: caring for the sinner, not the sin and focused on social justice. “The Church,” the pope said to Antonio Spadaro, S.J., editor -in-chief of “La Civiltà Cattolica,” an Italian Jesuit journal, “sometimes has locked itself up in small things, in small-minded rules. The most important thing is the first proclamation: Jesus Christ has saved you.” Francis wants Catholics … Continue reading Pope Francis and the Church’s mission