The Church of Pope Francis

Pope Francis has generated headlines worldwide for his unorthodox approach to the papacy, public acts of humility, and renewed emphasis on compassion. With the Vatican’s recent recognition of the state of Palestine, the Holy See is again making news, positioning the Church on issues of international matters of conscience and policy. Two years into his papacy, how has Pope Francis influenced the direction of the Church, perceptions about Catholicism, and public life more broadly?

Festival: 2015

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