- Fr. Spadaro defends Pope Francis from criticism that he has not addressed concerns raised by his document on the family
- Fr. Spadaro: Pope Francis never blocks dialogue, if it is loyal and motivated by the good of the Church
- Amoris Laetitia has created an open and interesting debate within the Catholic Church, he says
(CNN)Editor's note: Fr. Antonio Spadaro, SJ is the editor-in-chief of La Civilta' Cattolica, an authoritative Jesuit journal at the Vatican. Close to Pope Francis, Fr. Spadaro conducted the first interview with the Pope upon his election in 2013 and is considered a trusted interpreter of the Pope's thought.