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Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Washington Post article about comments Pope Francis made in an interview with an atheist journalist.

Pope Francis stirs debate yet again with interview with an atheist Italian journalist

From: The Washington Post
Date: Oct. 1, 2013
Authors: Michelle Boorstein and Elizabeth Tenety

Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in the second widely shared media interview in two weeks that each person “must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them” and calling efforts to convert people to Christianity “solemn nonsense.”

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