Patriot Post: Veterans Day 2019November 11, 2019
Analysis: USCCB Elections and the Church’s Theological Vision, by JD FlynnNovember 11, 2019
His interviews with Eugenio Scalfari belong on the “Index of Forbidden Books.”
By George Neumayr, The American Spectator, November 10, 2019
A measure of this pontificate’s farcical dysfunction is that its leading chronicler is Eugenio Scalfari, a doddering apostate, atheist, and communist to whom Jorge Bergoglio routinely confides his heretical thoughts. Scalfari is the pope’s favorite interviewer, a veritable Boswell to Bergoglio’s Samuel Johnson. The pope is so fond of their exchanges that he had the Vatican publishing house issue an early batch of their interviews as a book.
In one of those interviews, the pope told Scalfari, an ex-Catholic, that he had no interest in persuading him to return to the faith, and that atheists like him should just follow their own sense of right and wrong. The pope called much of what passes for Catholic evangelization “solemn nonsense” and praised the “autonomy” of conscience.
“The most surprising thing he told me was ‘God is not Catholic,’ ” Scalfari said after the interview. ….