What got me was when he basically quoted Centesimus Annus 48 almost verbatim.
Again, I just put it here with the caveat in my initial comment. Hopefully it pans out to be the truth.
I do know that he believes that—George Weigel had a major interview with him in May 2012 or 2011, incorporated into Weigel’s book, though I know it from Weigel’s op-ed in National Review.
Weigel quotes him as saying much the same.
Whoever put this together knows Bergoglio’s record VERY well. It echoes things we know he has taught and said in the past but states them with a kind of bluntness that I just can’t imagine even a warhorse bishop saying in a public interview.
But perhaps he did. If so, he’s a George S. Patton kind of guy.
But I still think it might be very clever liberal-head-exploding artifice.
That Bishop Brain sure has one.