The main message of Pope Francis (and Jesus)

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, September 24, 2015 I am not a Christian. But growing up in India, I was immersed in Christianity. I attended Catholic and Anglican schools from ages 5 to 18, where we would sing hymns, recite prayers and study the Scriptures. The words and actions of Pope Francis have reminded me what … Continue reading

A welcome warning on climate change

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, June 18, 2015 I am an optimist, both by temperament and observation. But I maintain my hopeful outlook partly because I know that we can confront challenges, ones that people — perhaps less optimistic than I — will sound the alarms on. Pope Francis has issued just such a warning with his encyclical on … Continue reading