Federico Lombardi

Letter #28, 2016: Bernie and the Pope

April 14, 2016, Thursday -- "No Meeting Foreseen"... But... "No meeting of the Pope with Bernie Sanders is foreseen." —A senior Vatican official today in Rome "Even if the Pope did meet with him [Senator Sanders], it would not be for political reasons, but for pastoral reasons. The Pope is a pastor. In the end, we [...]

Letter #46, 2015: A Japanese Doctor in a Helicopter…

October 21, 2015, Wednesday — A Japanese Doctor in a Helicopter... It seems like the beginning of a bad joke. And, in fact, it is. A very bad joke, in fact... All of Rome this morning was in an uproar about the story that a Japanese doctor based in the United States who works in an [...]