WASHINGTON — Media narratives about Pope Francis have led to a misunderstanding of his interview with Jesuit magazines, as well as a false perceived contrast between him and his predecessor, Benedict XVI, according to the leader of the Knights of Columbus.
“The media’s narrative of Francis is something else. We are told he is a progressive, taking the Catholic Church in a profoundly new direction — uninterested in Church teaching on moral issues,” said Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, in a Sept. 22 essay in National Review Online.
“Benedict, we are told, is conservative, doctrinaire and old-fashioned — focused on moral issues. Neither narrative is true,...READ MORE