Guest ColumnistThat Church that feels uncomfortable with Francis and The Strategies of the Faith

*This column was originally written as a letter to the editor of the Italian daily "Il Foglio." It is translated and reprinted here with permission.

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Italian sociologist and author Massimo Introvigne is the founder and managing director of the Center for Studies on New Religions, a group of scholars from around the globe who study new religious movements. He is the main author of the Encyclopedia of Religions in Italy and is also a leading member of Alleanza Cattolica, a movement which aims to study and to diffuse the Church's social doctrine. Introvigne has worked with both the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on matters of religious liberty and persecution.

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