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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Pope Francis on the contemporary world. Conversation with the head of the Italian Jesuit magazine " La Civiltà Cattolica" Antonio Spadaro.
In the first part of the dialogue, the Pontiff shares personal insights and difficult moments from his past, including a fear of being seen as conservative on account of his authoritarian way of making quick decisions. The pontiff recalling problems he encountered as a Church leader in Argentina. Pope Francis also discusses with the editor in chief of the "La Civiltà Cattolica" on the importance of his Jesuit training for the challenges he faces today, especially the The father speaks about his vision on the contemporary world, on the future one process of discernment and the belief that grand principles must always be ‘incarnated’ in specific times, places and people.
Answering about his favorite image of the Church, the Pope chooses the expression
found in the Vatican II document Lumen Gentium : " Sentire cum Ecclesia". Asked what the Church needs most at the moment, Pope Francis focuses on the importance of healing wounds, warming hearts and sharing the dark nights of pain that people suffer. The first reform we need, he says, is that of attitudes, to learn how to become ministers of mercy.
The full text of the interview with Pope Francis can be found in Italian at http://www.laciviltacattolica.it/it/; in the U.S. publication American Magazine (www.americamagazine.org) and in the UK based online journal Thnking Faith (www.thinkingfaith.org) .