22Dec Pope Francis delivers a Christmas message with a bite to the curia in Rome.

Reports from Rome suggest Pope Francis delivered a Christmas message with a bite to the Roman Curia. We carry the report from the National Catholic Reporter by Joshua J McElwee.

22Dec 22nd December. Monday of of Advent Week 4

The Converter of Hearts: Christians have seen in John the Baptist the messenger promised by Malachi, preparing for the Lord to "suddenly come to his temple. " In other words, John was the messenger of the covenant, now offered to us all, in the Jesus in whom we delight. ..