Massimo Faggioli

Massimo Faggioli is an author at Religion News Service.

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A new American phase for Francis

By Massimo Faggioli — April 25, 2018
(RNS) — Five years since Francis became pope, and nearly three since he made his first visit to the U.S., his relationship with U.S. Catholics is entering a new phase, one in which the divide that separates Catholics on either side of the culture wars has hardened.

Trump and Francis: Détente, not armistice

By Massimo Faggioli — May 28, 2017
ROME (RNS) The most important fact about this meeting was that it took place at all.

Two key takeaways from the pope’s TED talk

By Massimo Faggioli — May 1, 2017
What Pope Francis did in his surprise TED talk was to relate the social message of Catholicism to people’s real lives.

Parallel lives? Trump and Berlusconi

By Massimo Faggioli — November 12, 2016
(RNS) Similarities to Italy’s former prime minister should make Trump-supporting Christians nervous.
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