Jesuit theologian James Corkery asks how far Pope Francis’ emphasis on consultation can be traced back to his Jesuit formation and what it tells us about his approach to the papacy.
Our exclusive interview with Pope Francis, conducted by Fr Antonio Spadaro SJ, editor of La Civiltà Cattolica on behalf of several major Jesuit journals around the world.
Pope Francis: Untying the Knots is an engaging and thoughtful read throughout. Paul Vallely turns out to be a good ‘untier’ of the knots – or at least what seem, at a rushed first glance, to be knots.
Jesuit theologian Michael Paul Gallagher offers a quick map of 'Lumen Fidei', highlighting a few points of interest, and encourages readers to explore the whole text.
John Moffatt SJ highlights the key themes of Lumen Fidei in this guide to a document, 'that continues a conversation with a sceptical modern audience, a conversation that Benedict XVI began and Francis is taking forward'.
When he returned to Argentina following his doctoral studies in Germany, Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ, now Pope Francis, took with him a particular fondness for a Marian devotion that he had encountered.
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.
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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