Francis, a pope of the poor? A pope for the environment? Or a pope of the global elite?

by Matt Smyth, Professor at Strasbourg University - Religious Studies Pope Francis. A pope of rupture. A pope for ecology. Inimical to capitalism, but compassionate to the poor and the migrant. The gay-friendly pope. Lenient with divorcees, but hostile to traditionalists and conservatives. The reformer of the corrupt Roman curia, the enemy of sexual abuse … Continue reading Francis, a pope of the poor? A pope for the environment? Or a pope of the global elite?

The Acorn – 11

Number 11 In this issue: Delight as Lancashire rejects fracking bids Forget the lifeless Left - we want revolution! Sold out to the industry - GMB union backs fracking Marching for a Nicer Kind of Capitalism Sabotage attack on airport firm Anti-industrial rebellion in China Anti-industrial rebellion at the Vatican Acorninfo 1. Delight as Lancashire … Continue reading The Acorn – 11