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Did the NSA snoop on the Vatican, too? "Please, call me Frank." Did Pope Francis really say that? And was Sen. Mike Lee signaling conservative priorities for the future -- that don't include culture war rhetoric? So maybe the pontiff does have something in common with the Right. ... Check it out.

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David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.


  1. Curse your link to the Unemployed Philosopher’s Guild! Now the rest of my afternoon will be spent in ribald rumination and jocularity!