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- 09/01/17--05:01: Taking the first step: Pope Francis in Colombia
- 12/14/17--04:00: On not quenching the Spirit
- 02/19/18--09:35: The eight works of mercy
- 03/09/18--04:09: Francis: the discerning pope
Peter Cousins surveys the expectations of Pope Francis' visit to Colombia, where the current climate provides the perfect environment for the themes that have characterised his papacy to flourish.
Seeking a perfect translation, will always lead us into difficulty, says Nicholas King SJ. ‘The function of the divine Word is to set us free, not enslave us.’
‘In today’s world, hunger, violence and poverty cannot be understood apart from the changes and degradation affecting the environment.’ Pope Francis’ recognition of this led him to introduce an eighth work of mercy in 2016: ‘care for our common home’.
Nicholas Austin SJ looks at one of the foundation stones of Francis’ papacy and, indeed, his life as a Jesuit: discernment. What, according to Pope Francis, does it mean to be a discerning Christian?