So, yeah I’m Waiting For A Latino Pope

Like most scholars involved in the study of Latino/a religion, I have been asked about the ongoing papal conclave and who I would like to see come out on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. "What is the new Pope going to do about the growth of Latino/a pentecostals and evangelicals in the Americas? What do you think he ought to do? Do you think a Latino Pope will stem the tide away from the Church?" I waited a bit and offered an answer that I am sure he was not ready to hear. 'I think a Latino … [Read more...]