The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show James Carroll on Pope Francis Listen 29 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/339425/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Pope Francis delivers his Christmas Day message from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on December 25, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Franco Origlia/Getty Images ) i New Yorker contributing writer James Carroll discuses Pope Francis, and whether his recent statements about gays, women, capitalism and more might indicate a new direction for the Catholic Church.