07Jan Pope Francis actually means what he says.

Brendan Hoban, in the Western People, advises that we need to listen to what Pope Francis is saying. Francis means what he says. His plain speaking in the scathing demolition of the assembled curia in his pre-Christmas address left no room for dilution through interpretation, translation or contextualisation.
Nor should we be distracted from his message by the speculative kite of a Papal visit being hoisted aloft. Such a visit is 'exactly what the Irish Church doesn’t need at present.'

07Jan 7th January. Wednesday after the Epiphany

Bringer of Light:: There was something so attractive about Jesus and his message that, according to Matthew, people gathered to him from. . .