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First Things: Pope Francis, Yves Congar, & True Reform

Papa“Austen Ivereigh describes Pope Francis’ various reforms in light of the work of Dominican theologian Yves Congar and his influence on the Holy Father’s thought. According to Ivereigh, Congar had a decisive impact on Pope Francis, specifically in his views on church reform as delineated in his 1950 book True and False Reform in the Church.

In this brief video, Ivereigh distills Congar’s thought into three broader points which he sees reflected most prominently in Pope Francis’ papacy.”

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