- Dec 14, 2019
As part of the celebrations for his 50th anniversary of priesthood, Pope Francis chose to personally present a multi-volume collection of writings by his longtime spiritual director, the late Jesuit Father Miguel Angel Fiorito.
On the rare occasions Spanish Father Jordi Bertomeu speaks, his words have weight. The CDF official recently penned a long essay on the clerical abuse crisis, pointing to many myths perpetrated by the media.
Pope Francis was to mark his 50th anniversary as a priest Friday by paying homage to his spiritual father, a fellow Argentine Jesuit whose teachings on popular piety and discernment have had an enormous influence on the papacy.
Pope Francis’s 2019-20 Christmas season celebrations will include the usual liturgies and traditions.
The Christmas season is a time to reflect on what life is all about, Pope Francis told an international group of performers.
Although superficially, “The Two Popes” is about an imagined conversation between Pope Benedict XVI and then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio – today Pope Francis – for the director of the film it is all about guilt, forgiveness and dialogue.