Friday, July 18, 2014

Who can take the measure of Pope Francis?

It's interesting to look back and see what the first predictions were concerning Archbishop of Buenos Aires Jorge Mario Bergoglio, just after he was elected pope -- like this sharply-worded post that Rorate Caeli calls it's most hated piece, "The Horror! A Buenos Aires journalist describes Bergoglio" (RC, March 13, 2013). [Advisory: the post linked above is a personal assessment by the author, Marcelo González, and does not indicate any opinion of this blog or its contributors. See Rules ##7-9]


Johannes de Silentio


Wow, that was remarkably prescient.



Indeed, how prescient. Pretty much all of what he said, we have witnessed and continue to. Lord help us.