Defenders rally around pope, fear conservatives escalating war

He is in 21st Century, opponents want to go back to 1500-1600’s when church ruled as Europe enslaved the Americas, Africa and Asia. Supporters of Pope Francis have rushed to his defense after a former top Vatican official launched an unprecedented attack on him, a move they say dangerously escalates a campaign to weaken his papacy by conservatives who condemn him as too liberal.

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