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While Pelosi Receives Communion at Vatican, Pope Is Busy Cracking Down on Traditional Catholics

As his health falters, Francis appears to be consolidating his legacy and sending a message meant for America.

Pope Francis greets Speaker Pelosi and her husband, Paul Pelosi, at St. Peter's Basilica June 29, 2022.

Pope Francis greets Speaker Pelosi and her husband, Paul Pelosi, at St. Peter's Basilica June 29, 2022. Vatican Media via AP

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JUDE RUSSO

Mr. Russo holds an A.B. in classics from Harvard University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from New York University. His work has appeared in First Things, the Washington Free Beacon, The Lamp, and elsewhere.

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