Mike Scahill

Pope Francis Embraced the Most Subversive Voices in Modern American Catholicism

I am not now nor have I ever been a journalist.  I am however a practicing Catholic who has closely followed the recent visit of Pope Francis to the United States.  I must say I was stunned when my wife called me at work to tell me that the pope had referenced Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton in his remarks to Congress.  The response was swift and immediate.  Within seconds, Google searches numbered in the thousands.  Who are these people?  It did not take long for the spin to begin.

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