Posts Tagged ‘The Light of Faith’

Francis, Benedict and the Christian vision of life Comments 1

Friday, July 12th, 2013

A pillar was lacking in Benedict XVI’s trilogy on the theological virtues. Providence willed that this missing pillar should be both a gift from the Pope Emeritus to his successor and a symbol of unity. For in taking up and completing the work begun by his predecessor, Pope Francis bears witness with him to the Read more

Useful information about Pope Francis’ first encyclical Comments 0

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Pope Francis has just released his first encyclical, Lumen Fidei, or “the light of faith.” The first encyclical of a pope is always closely watched, because it frequently signals the way in which he intends to govern the Church. This new encyclical is even more intriguing because much of it was actually written by former Read more