Articles for John XXIII

The Surprising Humor of St. John XXIII

The Surprising Humor of St. John XXIII -  Father James Martin. SJ writes on the US Bishops blog... One night, in the late 1980s, during a retreat as a first-year Jesuit novice, I was poking around the retreat house library when I should have been praying. By chance, I...

What Francis highlighted about the two Popes

In his homily during the canonization Pope Francis highlighted things he learned from the two saints according to RomeReports POPE FRANCIS  "These were two men of courage, filled with the parrhesia of the Holy Spirit, and they bore witness before the Church and the...

John Paul II, John XXIII – Vincentian trivia

John Paul II – member of the Vincent dePaul Society, beatified Ozanam; John XXIII cure a Daughter of Charity

The Pope Francis Interview

So many words! So much spin! All set in motion by a 10,000 word interview with Pope Francis. No doubt the torrent will pick up pace. In places the interview seems to echo the words of another Pope some 50 years ago. “Scrape the barnacles of history off the bottom of...

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