Pope Francis an enemy of ecumenism that goes beyond friendly relations with other churches?

Sunday sermons, weekday observations

“Grave questions” arise from what he’s said about churches’ crossing the Tiber, i.e. joining the flock of Peter:

After the announcement of Anglicanorum coetibus, signifying the erection of the Ordinariates, the senior Anglican in Argentina … so he narrates … received an invitation from H E Cardinal Bergoglio.

He “called me to have breakfast with him one morning and told me very clearly that the Ordinariate [authorizing Anglicans’ acceptance into full communion with Rome] was quite unnecessary and that the church needs us as Anglicans.”

Stay where you are, we like it that way, he told the man.

Some years later, after election to the See of St. Peter, [Pope Francis] said to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk (Pembroke College Oxford and ‘Foreign Minister’ of the Moskow Patriarchate):

“. . . the Catholic Church will never allow an attitude of division to arise from her people. We will…

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Kids without masks in an Oak Park school, a child’s reaction to seeing a friend unmasked: “Mamma, you know my friend from carpool? I got to see the rest of her face today!”

Oak Park Chronicles

Child being one of her three, a mother telling this in the 412-member Public group Oak Park [IL] Back to Normal:

Today was my kids’ first day of school with masks optional. They are in 4th, 1st, and Pre-K.
My youngest’s first words when I went to pick her up: “Mamma, you know ***’s sister ***? My friend from carpool? I got to see the rest of her face today! She is so beautiful! And she wears the prettiest blue earrings.”

And at bedtime: “You know Mamma, I never really saw Ms. ***’s lips and teeth and smile before today. Just a little bit quickly when she took a quick drink of water. I really like her smile.” Ms. *** has been her teacher since August 2020!

The 3 and 4 year olds in her mixed age Montessori class still aren’t allowed to unmask because…Oak Park. One of her…

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