Amid Concerns Over Arms, Migrants, Jerusalem and More, The Pope Spins the Globe

Posted January 8, 2018 10:45 am by Editor

Amid Concerns Over Arms, Migrants, Jerusalem and More, The Pope Spins the Globe

And just like that, Christmas at the Vatican is over – with this morning’s traditional New Year “greeting” to the diplomatic corps (long dubbed the Pope’s “State of the World” speech), the Curia’s work-cycle kicks back into gear after the holiday break.As the ramp-up begins toward Francis’ fifth anniversary in March, today’s address to the representatives of 183 nations underscores one of this pontificate’s key accomplishments. While the charitable and humanitarian works of a 1.2 billion-member church spread throughout the globe – above all in areas torn by war or catastrophe – has historically made the Holy See a critical

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