- Jan 20, 2020
Jesuit Father Thomas Massaro is Professor of Moral Theology at Fordham University. He spoke to Crux about his new book, ‘Mercy in Action’.
On Sunday, Pope Francis ordained 16 men to the priesthood, reminding them to be like Jesus the Good Shepherd in the way they serve the members of their spiritual flock and minister to those who are lost and searching for God.
Pope Francis obviously likes what he sees in Archbishop Angelo De Donatis, his Vicar of Rome, who was tapped by Francis to present his new apostolic exhortation “Gaudete et Exsultate” to the world.
Robert Enright, a Catholic who teaches at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and who pioneered what’s today known as “forgiveness science” discusses his work.
In his first General Audience of 2018, Pope Francis stressed the importance of penance and of seeking God’s mercy.
In an audience with Italian traffic and railway police, Pope Francis invited officers to avoid violence and exercise wisdom and mercy instead. He also criticized the inattention and disorderliness shown by many drivers who look at their cellphones while at the wheel and transform the roads in Formula Uno tracks.