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The Pope is a man who laughs, cries, is at peace with the world, and has friends like everyone else. A normal person!" - Pope FrancisReluctant at first to speak with journalists-"It's true that I do not give interviews…it requires quite an effort to do so"-Pope Francis quickly and enthusiastically took to the form. True to his nature-warm, frien...
John Paul II: The Great Mercy Pope: Beatification Edition by Rev. George W. Kosicki, CSB, is a genuine treasure for all who wish to make St. John Paul II's legacy of Divine Mercy their own. In this masterwork, drawing from all of John Paul II's writings, addresses, and homilies on Divine Mercy, Fr. George Kosicki helps us better understand that ...
"Make me an instrument of your peace." St. Francis of Assisi
When the curtains were drawn and our new Holy Father stepped out into view of the 150,000 people waiting in St. Peter's Square, it was a humble and gentle man from Argentina who greeted them, not in triumph, but with a gentle wave.
He's a pope of "firsts" - the first Jesuit pope, the f...