Let’s face it: The modern papacy is an impossible gig

Let’s face it: The modern papacy is an impossible gig Pope Francis lies prostrate as he leads the Good Friday Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion April 2, 2021, at the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Photo: CNS
Letter from Rome Here’s a brief sampling of news stories that have moved across the Vatican wire in recent days. – The Pontifical Council for Culture, under the ever-idiosyncratic Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, raised eyebrows anew with its announcement of a forthcoming May 6-8 conference on health care, cosponsored with the Cura Foundation, which, among other…
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