Why has Pope Francis chosen to adopt the model of leadership that is already beginning to characterise his papacy? James Hanvey SJ identifies three particular aspects of the Franciscan and Ignatian traditions that seem to be informing the new Pope’s vision of mission.
‘Why does the Vatican have an observatory? Aren’t there more important things to do than look at the stars?’ Guy Consolmagno SJ explains how he encounters God in his studies.
There is a weakness in the overall message that just makes this film a bit bland. Perhaps it is trying to demonstrate the complicated nature of fracking, but with scant attention paid to the environmental and health issues, it comes across as flimsy.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s time as Archbishop of Buenos Aires gives us many clues about his vision for the Church. John Moffatt SJ encourages us to recognise the theology in Pope Francis’ actions.
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