Three striking things about Pope Francis’ interview with La Repubblica founder Eugeno Scalfari

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In yet another surprise move, Pope Francis granted a private – and frank – interview with professed atheist and La Repubblica founder Eugenio Scalfari. You may recall that the Pope wrote a letter to Scalfari this summer in response to several questions he’d posed in various articles run in the paper.  La Repubblica is one of Italy’s leading newspapers.

Pope Francis made the phone call and arranged the (more…)