Category: Nationalism


Traditionalists look to politics for new sources of influence

ROME — The continuity between Saint John Paul II and Pope Francis is seen clearly by many, and examples of this have been discussed on this website many times (See here, here, and here). However, some seek to peg the legacy of John Paul II as somehow opposed to the pontificate of Francis. At a conference this week in Rome, religious traditionalists and political conservatives came together to discuss the legacy of John Paul II’s...