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The Vatican's Secretary of State has expressed hope that Pope Francis may some day become the first Catholic pontiff to visit Russia.
I grew up in the Middle East and keenly observed Mideast politics. The U.S. always contrasted with some of the area's unsavory regimes. Yet now, some unsettling parallels have emerged.
Distinctly Catholic: When Trump Jr. was given the chance to meet with a Russian bigwig, what in his background would have prepared him to assess the values at stake properly?
Distinctly Catholic: U.S. President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than two hours during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, four times the originally scheduled 30 minutes.