By now you have probably heard that Pope Francis posed obligingly this past week for a "selfie." A "selfie" is a photo taken of oneself by a hand held Iphone or other digital camera. The photo did not appear on the pontiff's Twitter site. Meanwhile, Francis' Twitter account has an astounding 2,899,561 followers. That's more than NCR's John L. Allen and Josh McElwee together.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Seize this moment of encounter
- History reveals the long view of marriage
- Synod to be culmination of two years' preparation, consultation
- Special Section (in print only): Fall Books
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by Cathy Lynn Grossman, Religion News Service NCR Today
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