The Vatican Press Office announced June 10 that Francis is "postponing" his journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, scheduled for …
Damian Thompson writes (Unherd.com, June 9) that the rumour that Francis is terminally ill with cancer, was true. Thompson heard this from an Italian prelate, a diplomatic source, and a well connected American traditional Catholic.
If so, he has one heck of an odd way of getting his 'house in order'. May God grant him the grace (and the willingness to accept it) he requires to reconcile himself and the pontificate to an unambiguous declaration of the Truth, a declaration unfettered by the fetishes of secularism.