Pope Francis Says He Saw a Psychoanalyst Every Week, Decades Ago

The pontiff said he wanted to "clarify some things", according to newspaper reports based on a forthcoming book.

  • Published 1 September 2017

Pope Francis says that when he was 42 he had sessions weekly with a psychoanalyst who was female and Jewish to "clarify some things." It wasn't specified what the future pontiff wanted to explore. The revelation came in a dozen conversations Francis had with French sociologist Dominique Wolton, writing a soon-to-be-published book. La Stampa, an Italian daily, quoting from some of the conversations on Friday, said Francis went to the analyst's home. Francis was quoted… Read at AP News