Pope Francis, the Faith, and faith in historical evolution – Catholic World Report

As a thinker Pope Francis puzzles. He raises issues, often ambiguously and in ways that unsettle things, but does not resolve them. He calls for encounter and dialogue, but refuses to answer questions. And he doesn’t like statements of doctrine. So what’s going on? To find out we should look at what he considers basic. In Evangelii Gaudium he lays out four principles that he says “can be a genuine path to peace within each nation and in the entire world,” and so are evidently basic to his pontificate. The principles aren’t self-explanatory, so let’s look at each and how he presents it.

Pope Francis, the Faith, and faith in historical evolution – Catholic World Report

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