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Historian George Weigel’s View of New Pope

First, the man: Jorge Mario Bergoglio has remained very much himself, rather than adopting what some might deem the pontifical style. Any pope who can write his former colleagues in these terms—“Dear Brothers: I am sending these lines of greeting and also to excuse myself for being unable to attend due to ‘commitments assumed recently’ […]

Blessed John-Paul’s Century of Saints and Martyrs

When Pope John Paul the Second was beatified by the Church in early May 2011 it was a fitting climax of the career of this remarkable Polish Pope. He bestrode the 20th century as the pontiff who faced down Communism in Eastern Europe, the deadly enemy of the church, in an historic confrontation. He travelled […]