Douthat: The pope wants to “rethink issues where Catholic teaching is in clear tension with Western social life.”
Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby use their moral authority to improve the political climate.
Pope Francis: “Our progress towards full communion will not be the fruit of human actions alone.”
Pope Francis said he and Archbishop Justin Welby “will always have a particular reason to support one another in prayer.”
G. Jeffrey MacDonald • The new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome says he sees promising signs for more visible ecumenism in these early days of Pope Francis’s pontificate.
The Tablet, based in London, reports that the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Rome will meet later this month.
“We wish Pope Francis every blessing in the enormous responsibilities that he has assumed on behalf of Roman Catholics around the world.”