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: Take Amoris Laetitia's challenge seriously
- Nondiscrimination laws merit church support
- Mercy turns the world upside down
- Special Section (in print only): Summer Books
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by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service Eco Catholic
by Michael Sean Winters Distinctly Catholic