The power of the Pope and conciliar thinking

One of my high school classmates and fellow cub scouts, Greg Syler, is now a pastor. He wrote an excellent article about the new Pope Francis, “Real power, shared authority – Francis and Lumen Gentium.” Greg brings up interesting insights like: Part of me wonders if Benedict resigned because he knew that the reforms he dreamed of could only come about from the heart of one who embodied those ideals, one who grew up in that church, one who was younger than he.… Read the rest