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Chad Pecknold, assistant professor of theology, and Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, were quoted in a Wall Street Journal story on Jan. 12, 2014, on the Pope's appointment of new cardinals. See the article below.

Pope Looks Beyond West With Cardinal Picks

From: Wall Street Journal
Date: Jan. 12, 2014
Author: Deborah Ball, Liam Moloney and Tamara Audi

..."The pope's selections remind us that the Church is booming in the global south," said Chad Pecknold, assistant professor of theology at The Catholic University of America. "No pope has been as mindful of this as Francis…(Their work with the poor) will give them common cause with some progressives critical of the abuses of corporate expansion without regard for social capital or the common good."...

...The pontiff "is beginning to transform the College of Cardinals to reflect his vision of 'a poor church, for the poor,'" said Stephen F. Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University of America. ... Read more.
 

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