Pope Francis

September 22, 2015

A Family Resemblance

  I recently came across a beautiful story about the papal visit from the San Francisco Chronicle. The piece is a stark reminder of power of unconditional love and the message
September 23, 2015

Pope Francis Gives Bishops 10 Lessons on Leadership

1. Trust your managers. The first lesson was by example: He showed the bishops he trusted them. “It is not my intention to offer a plan
September 23, 2015

Pope Francis’s Remarks at the White House

Today Pope Francis arrived in the United States.  Three things stood out to me in his remarks at the White House. First, the pope said that
September 23, 2015

If Pope Francis Could See Oklahoma…

I wish Pope Francis could see Oklahoma … and Colorado … and Big Bend. I wish he had time to take a road trip along the
September 23, 2015

In Surprise Move, Pope Francis Meets with Little Sisters of the Poor

  At the first canonization mass to be celebrated on US soil, Pope Francis called the Church “to go forth to offer everyone the life of
September 24, 2015

Catholics Encouraged by Unifying Papal Address to Congress

Catholic voters are proud to call themselves Catholic after today’s address by the Holy Father to Congress. The humble voice of the Pope called on our
September 24, 2015

No, U.S. News, Francis Did Not Echo Obama

Gary Emerling at U.S. News & World Report thinks he spotted something. “Toward the beginning of his address,” to the U.S. Congress Sept. 24 “Francis alluded to religious
September 25, 2015

Pope Francis Visits 9/11 Memorial

I don’t like writing about man-made mass atrocity. Every time I do, I access memories and emotions of the Oklahoma City bombing. Pope Francis stood at