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To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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On a Mission to the World

Pope Francis does not seem to be an instinctively retrospective man; his passion for seeking out the lost sheep along the highways and byways of the early twenty-first century, and offering them the mercy of God and the truth of the Gospel, puts his focus squarely on the present and the future. But were he so inclined, this “Pope from the end of the Earth” could look back, at this second anniversary of his election, on some solid accomplishments.

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This article was originally published on Tablet (UK)

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