By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A surveying of media reports concerning the 266th pope shows the former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio to be a man of humble stature, a man of the people and most of all a man of God. Here are some of the more interesting stories on
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis is “a Jesuit’s Jesuit” who understands the importance of St. Francis of Assisi in the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, said the Jesuits’ secretary for the promotion of the faith. U.S.
See most recent stories on the pope and the Catholic Church here By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Memes, almost by their very nature, are modern. The world means “a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes” but as we’ve reported
By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Two U.S. cardinals described Pope Francis as an ideal choice to lead the church in the modern world. “He is the perfect choice for this moment in the church,” said Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl March 14. Cardinal Timothy M.
By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic leaders worldwide expressed words of hope and joy in calling upon Catholics to come together as one body behind the papacy of Pope Francis. International political leaders also offered words of congratulations and pledged to work with the new pontiff on common
Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph Area religious communities, including his fellow Jesuits, expressed their prayers and support for Pope Francis upon hearing the news of his election March 13. Also Read Habemus Papam Central The news was especially meaningful for Jesuit Father Michael J. Graham, president of Xavier University, who
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph After watching the introduction of Pope Francis to the world Wednesday, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr hosted a press conference at the Synod Hall at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. Many of the media outlets in the greater Cincinnati area were present to
Press Release Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati, made the following comments about the election of the Pope Francis: Read More: Habemus papam: We have a pope Argentina’s Cardinal Bergoglio elected pope, chooses Francis “We have a Pope! With Catholics and all people of good will I greet
By Francis X. Rocca & Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, the leader of a large urban archdiocese in Latin America, was elected the 266th pope and took the name Francis. He is the first pope in history to come from