Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Pope Francis Speaks Out on Gays and AbortionDownload audio (MP3)
The Catholic Church is too focused on "small-minded rules" and issues like homosexuality and abortion, Pope Francis said in a revealing interview with an Italian Jesuit magazine, released this week. We'll discuss the Pope's candid comments and what they say about his vision for the Church.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Jimmy Akin, columnist for the National Catholic Register and blogger at JimmyAkin.com
- Father Tom Reese, senior analyst for the National Catholic Reporter, former editor of America magazine and author of "Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church"
- Rachel Zoll, national religion writer for the Associated Press