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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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...]

Defending the Pope: Ten Quotes From Tom Hoopes

Is the Pope Catholic? Answering common concerns about Francis … [Read More...]

Why Is Pope Francis Ignoring Me?

Maybe Francis is doing what Jesus said – leaving the 99 sheep behind to seek the one sheep who is lost. [Read More...]

After You Vote, Choose the Francis Option

No matter what the outcome of our Nov. 8 election, Catholics’ job is clear. [Read More...]

Catholics, Let’s Unite Around Pope Francis

The future of the Church depends upon it. My book, What Pope Francis Really Said, has started shipping and not a moment too soon, it seems. The book defends Pope Francis at [Read More...]