The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.

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Francis Is Our Peter

The Church wants us to look at our current Pope in light of the first Pope. Let’s. [Read More...]

First Things on ‘What Pope Francis Really Said’

On the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election, First Things published a review of the book by Gregorian Institute editorial director Tom Hoopes … [Read More...]

Fours Years into the Papacy …

It’s an irresistible question to ask if Pope Francis would be re-elected were he a president on the four-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ March 13, 2013 election. [Read More...]

The Latest Pope Francis Furor, In Context …

The danger for critics is that we put our opponent in a box… and stop listening to what they say. [Read More...]

Pope Francis Is No Trump

Will Trump’s Presidency be like Pope Francis’ papacy? At first glance there is a lot to compare between the two leaders. [Read More...]

Pope Francis on the Media: What About Trump?

The Pope helpfully identified four temptations our news media fall into — and their application to Trump goes far beyond “fake news.” [Read More...]

Pope Francis: Divorce, Remarriage and Confession

Since age 17, he has been focused on meeting Jesus in the sacrament of reconciliation. [Read More...]

The Effect Pope Francis Has Had

If Pope Francis sometimes irks the intellect, he sparks the will: Catholics are doing more for others. [Read More...]