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Pope Francis reaches out to fallen Catholics on Epiphany, says he respects them and God is waiting | CTV News

I post this for Rationalist1, a friend of the blog who objected to the use of the word 'fallen' by the Pope to describe those who have ceased to practice their faith. Here's another report on Pope Francis's Ephiphany comments which reports that he was reaching out to 'indifferent' Catholics - not 'fallen' Catholics as was reported by another news source. I suspect the difference can be explained as a 'translation' issue.

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  1. Thanks. The grumpiness has gone away. :-)

    It's a good move on his part and I'm sure sincere. Such a welcome change from the previous pope independent of he gets any takers or not.

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