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Modern Popes Canonized

Modern Popes Canonized

Fr. John O’Malley, S.J., and Gerard Mannion, the amaturo professor in Catholic Studies, discussed the upcoming canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, and the former popes’ impact on the Catholic Church in Riggs Library on Wednesday. Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J.,[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

First Jesuit Elevated to Papacy

Nearly an hour after white smoke began billowing out of the Sistine Chapel chimney on Wednesday afternoon, Fr. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., formally introduced himself to the world as Pope Francis. The choice of Francis, who previously served as the archbishop of Buenos Aires, was a surprise to the many faithful observers[Read More…]

by March 15, 2013 0 comments News

Benedict Leaves Papacy, Vacancy Remains

Pope Benedict XVI officially stepped down as pontiff and became Pope Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Church Feb. 28 after announcing that he would leave his position Feb. 11. The pope’s resignation marks the beginning of sede vacante — a  Latin phrase meaning ‘empty seat’ — a period marking the lack of Catholic[Read More…]

by March 5, 2013 0 comments News

ROGERS: A Papacy Divinely Guided

Like many of you, I awoke last Monday to astonishing news: Benedict the XVI was going to resign his papacy. It has been over a week since that news shook the world and still the questions keep coming at me from all sides. “What do you think of the Pope’s[Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized