ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — During his flight from Armenia to Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis gave a press conference to the assembled journalists aboard the papal plane. He reflected on his three-day trip to Armenia, his upcoming trips to Azerbaijan and Poland, the role of the Pope emeritus, Christian unity, and the Reformation.
He also addressed Brexit, the idea of deaconesses, and how the Church might apologize for unjust discrimination toward homosexual persons.
Below is the full text of the press conference, as translated by Catholic News Agency:
Father Lombardi: Holy Father, thanks so much for being here at the end of this quite brief, but very intense trip. We have been content to...READ MORE