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Sep 26, 2023
Pope In Marseille - Rupnik Scandal - Strickland Watch
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Mike and Dominic return for another discussion of important topics in and around the Catholic Church.


(1) Pope Francis visited the French port city of Marseille, on Friday and Saturday. The second-largest city in France is considered a multiethnic and multifaith melting pot. We discuss the highlights of the trip and the pope’s comments on the flight back.

- Pope Francis visits Marseille as anti-migrant views grow in Europe  https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/pope-francis-visits-marseille-anti-migrant-views-grow-103402835.

- French media shine spotlight on Pope’s Marseille visit. https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2023-09/pope-francis-france-media-coverage-day-one-marseille.html.

- Apostolic Journey to Marseille: Press Conference on the return flight

- Pope Francis: 'Marseille’s welcome is a message to Europe' https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2023-09/pope-francis-apostolic-journey-marseille-inflight-press.html

- In France, pope slams 'alarmist propaganda' that fuels fears of migrants https://www.ncronline.org/vatican/vatican-news/france-pope-slams-alarmist-propaganda-fuels-fears-migrants.

(2) The controversy surrounding Fr. Marko Rupnik

- Timeline: What we know about former Jesuit Marko Rupnik’s alleged abuse—and the questions that remain | America Magazine

- Women who say they were abused by a onetime Jesuit artist denounce an apparent rehabilitation effort | AP News

- Rome questions treatment of Marco Rupnik, a prominent artist expelled by Jesuits due to abuse allegations | America Magazine

- Is Pope Francis protecting Marko Rupnik?

(3) The latest on the Bishop Strickland situation in Tyler, Texas

Intro Episode: https://youtu.be/LevSkGFqq4U

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