#InContext: Pope Francis

#InContext: Pope Francis

By: CHRISTY SALZMAN “Human dignity is the same for all human beings: when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own.” – Pope Francis Before Pope Francis became an internationally known advocate for social justice, he was Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Born...
#InContext: St. Francis of Assisi

#InContext: St. Francis of Assisi

By: MOLLY WICKER St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury in exchange for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to live in poverty and rebuild the Christian church. Today, he is considered the patron saint...
#InContext: Pope John Paul II

#InContext: Pope John Paul II

By: SUTTON ROACH Karol J. Wojtyla, known as Saint Pope John Paul II, was raised in a small Polish town during the anti-Semitism period. A faithful Catholic, Karol rejected the segregation of Jews and took on a special love for the Jewish people, referring to them as...