Pope Francis I may be a well-loved Pope, but according to a new report, he almost WASN’T the Pope! According to Fox News Latino, Pope…

On the Friday before Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis is set to “unlock” a new media initiative of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States — MISSIO App. “This App is a way for the Church and our Holy Father to reach the growing number of the world’s people who have access to handheld mobile devices — […]

In his first major decision, Francis set up an advisory board of cardinals to help him govern the Church and reform its troubled central administration, which was riddled by infighting and alleged corruption under Pope Benedict. Benedict, allegedly left a secret report for Francis on the problems in the administration, known as the Curia, which came […]

Pope Francis has called for strong, specific worldwide measures for the Roman Catholic Church to act “with determination” against clergy sex abuse — the scandal that has rocked the church for more than a decade. It is one of the first actions on a major issue in Francis’ weeks-old papacy, one marked chiefly by attention […]

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, who are not Catholic, nonetheless joined in the congratulation, extending their “warm wishes to His Holiness Pope Francis as he ascends to the Chair of Saint Peter and begins his papacy.” On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I offer our warm wishes to His Holiness Pope […]

What is a Jesuit is a popular question today as new Pope Francis I is one. What is the Society of Jesus? The Society of Jesus is a religious order of the Roman Catholic Church, founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Jesuits are the largest male religious order in the world, with approximately 19,000 […]

Pope Francis I was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio and was elected to Pope on March 13. 2013. He is a Jesuit-ordained priest from Argentina. Theology Bergoglio is an accomplished theologian who distanced himself from liberation theology early in his career. He is thought to be close to Comunione e Liberazione, a conservative lay movement. Abortion […]