an outlook or system of thought attaching prime importance to human rather than divine or supernatural matters. Humanist beliefs stress the potential value and goodness of human beings, emphasize common human needs, and seek solely rational ways of solving human problems.
a Renaissance cultural movement that turned away from medieval scholasticism and revived interest in ancient Greek and Roman thought.noun: Humanism
(among some contemporary writers) a system of thought criticized as being centered on the notion of the rational, autonomous self and ignoring the unintegrated and conditioned nature of the individual.
Consequently, I do not hesitate to state, as did my predecessors (cf. JOHN PAUL II, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, 42-43; Centesimus Annus, 43; BENEDICT XVI, Caritas in Veritate, 6; 24-40), that equitable economic and social progress can only be attained by joining scientific and technical abilities with an unfailing commitment to solidarity accompanied by a generous and disinterested spirit of gratuitousness at every level. A contribution to this equitable development will also be made both by international activity aimed at the integral human development of all the world’s peoples and by the legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the State, as well as indispensable cooperation between the private sector and civil society.
The writing is on the wall for the pope’s new humanism is remarkably comparable to the origin of the idiom “writing on the wall” (Daniel 5).
““This is the explanation of the matter: ‘Mene’—God has numbered your kingdom and brought an end to it. “ ‘Tekel’—you have been weighed on scales and you have been found wanting. “ ‘Peres’—your kingdom has been divided …’ ” (Daniel 5:26–28)
Has the pope’s kingdom been divided? Indeed, it has…
The current crisis in the context of Church history (*full of Catholic doublespeak)
 Russell Pollitt, “Op-Ed: A popular Pope, a divided church, and the power struggle at the heart of Catholicism,” Daily Maverick, May 8, 2016, http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2016-05-08-op-ed-a-popular-pope-a-divided-church-and-the-power-struggle-at-the-heart-of-catholicism/#.VzEZ9sfouRw accessed May 9. 2016.
 Pope Francis “Address of Pope Francis to the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination,” Libreria Editrice Vaticana, May 9, 2014, http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/speeches/2014/may/documents/papa-francesco_20140509_consiglio-nazioni-unite.html accessed October 7, 2015.