February 12, 2016
Cuba seems to be a key place for Pope Francis. This time for a meeting with Russian Patriarch, Kirill. The encounter has been prepared along twenty years. So, if you are eager to know if Christianity will be unified again after one thousand years of divisions, don’t hold your breathe.
July 21, 2013
The New York Times provides a good background to Pope Francis trip to Brazil. I’m coincident on the “social justice” rhetoric he will show to the youngsters gathering there. A point to take into account is that “electronic evangelists” in Brazil collect huge sums from Sao Paulo’s industrial bosses. Protestants are strong in political parties […]
March 19, 2013
So, you wonder what kind of Pope will my fellow countryman Jorge Bergoglio (aka Francis) be? In two words: a very, very political one. Unlike his predecessor Ratzinger, this is not a man of cabinets but a man of the streets. He was the typical regular boy raised in the typical lower-medium class neighborhood […]