Religion. In the Holy See, a pope on borrowed time?
« The existence of man is a breath, his story is fleeting, but the person praying (note: the praying person) knows that he is precious in the eyes of God ». It is not insignificant that the Vatican posted this prayer on social networks this week. A message that reminds us that Pope Francis, 85, is not irreplaceable, but that he is at least « precious ».
In less than a decade, the Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who became Pope Francis in March 2013, has shaken up this secret Vatican from the inside, to the sounds of daily corridors. A profound change after dark years for the Catholic Church, overtaken since the Boston affair (2002) by pedophilia scandals.
“Now is not the time, God will say so”
On May 5, by appearing, without warning, for the first time in a wheelchair, the pontiff caused trouble….