Pope Francis has stated that he wants to change the Church so that guidance of the Church is not simply top-down, but horizontal as well.
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In the article "Holocaust expert condemns papal silence in WW2" (WCR, Oct. 14), Susan Zuccotti claims that Pope Pius XII failed to speak out or take action to protect Jewish people during the Nazi Holocaust.
Re: Susan Zuccotti, "Holocaust expert condemns papal silence in WW2" (WCR, Oct. 14).
Re: "Edmonton school board race draws 18 candidates" (WCR, Sept. 30).
I was very interested in the article in the Sept. 30 WCR concerning the trustee candidates.
The archdiocese has recently posted the reassignment of priests to a few parishes replacing vacancies due to resignation and/or for health reasons.
I am responding to the article "Native women murdered, missing, children forgotten," by Andrea Ledding (WCR, Sept. 16).
On Oct. 4, Catholics and many others celebrated St. Francis of Assisi. Caring and advocating for our suffering earth, we call on Francis as a patron of ecology and environmentalists.
There is no shortage of priests in the Catholic Church today. Throughout the 2,000-year history of the Catholic Church, there have never been as many priests as today.
Sometimes when I read the WCR and the messages of Pope Francis, I sense a tremendous disconnect. Pope Francis sees it. Very few in the Church do.