Blue skies and empty seats at the Mikheil Meskhi stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Francis shared this gem about ecumenism,
“There is a big sin against ecumenism: proselytism. You must never proselytize the Orthodox. They are our brothers and sisters, disciples of Jesus Christ.”
Francis offered a few new beatitudes as well;
“Blessed are those Christian communities who live this authentic Gospel simplicity! Poor in means, they are rich in God.”
“Blessed are the Shepherds who do not ride the logic of worldly success, but follow the law of love: welcoming, listening, serving.”
“Blessed is the church who does not entrust herself to the criteria of functionalism and organizational efficiency, nor worries about her image.”
What a farce!
Here's the entire mess.
A brief Reuters news story covering his visit.
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