Surprise, Dr. Scalfari! Pope Francis Answers an Atheist’s Questions, and Reaches Out to Unbelievers

Eugenio Scalfari, co-founder and former editor of Italy’s most popular newspaper, La Repubblica

Pope Francis continues to surprise.  This week, the surprise is his thoughtful message to an atheist journalist—and through him, to all unbelievers. *     *     *     *     *On July 7, 2013, prominent Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari, an atheist, wrote an article in the center-left newspaper La Repubblica challenging Pope Francis to explain some key points in the Scriptures.  On August 7, Scalfari continued that line of questioning.“I do not think he will respond,” said Scalfari … [Read more...]