Yesterday, the Holy Father had an audience with Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. I am betting Pope Francis has begun handing out pink slips.You heard it here first. And, I am betting, too, though with less certainty, that Piacenza's replacement will be an American.
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In This Issue
- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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by Joshua J. McElwee NCR Today