Pope Francis picks cardinals who point the way to Catholicism’s future
By David Gibson
(RNS) A church for the poor, a church of the Southern Hemisphere, a church not focused on hierarchical perks, and a church led by pastors and doctrinal moderates: In naming his first batch of new cardinals on Sunday (Jan. 12), Pope Francis made some surprising choices that largely confirmed where he wants Catholicism to go in the future.
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