Damian Thompson Damian Thompson

Is the Pope a Protestant?

The Pontiff’s leadership has been catastrophic for Catholicism

When Pope Francis was asked last month how he was doing after surgery on his colon in July, he replied: ‘Still alive, even though some people wanted me to die. I know there were even meetings between prelates who thought the Pope’s condition was more serious than the official version.

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