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Tag Archives: Pope Francis
This blog is home to more than 750 posts. I regularly re-blog posts from the past for especially for newer readers. This one, from December 2, 2013, describes the influence of the Jesuits on me and on the world. I’ve … Continue reading
This blog now contains over 630 posts. Here, slightly revised, is a post that was first published on June 10, 2015 – and is even more important today. “Is the Pope a communist?” This opening line of a Heart and Soul … Continue reading
“Is the Pope a communist?” This opening line of the latest Heart and Soul broadcast on BBC radio grabbed my attention. The first voice on the program, Rush Limbaugh, proclaimed that yes, indeed, Pope Francis is a communist! Many other … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES I’ve had a love affair with the Society of Jesuits, a Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers founded 500 years ago by the soldier-turned-mystic, Ignatius of Loyola, since I first learned about Ignatius and the Spiritual Exercises. It … Continue reading