Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Pope Francis: The Joy of Love – Repost


Dr. Todd Salzman discusses Pope Francis’s new Apostolic Exhortation, The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia).

Salzman is Professor of Theology and holder of the Amelia B. & Emil G. Graff Chair in Catholic Theology at Creighton University.

This podcast f first appeared on April 25, 2016.

Pope Francis and Integral Humanism


Dr. Patrick Murray discuss the concept of “Integral Humanism,” which appears in Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’.

Murray is Professor of Philosophy at Creighton University.

Pope Francis and the Death Penalty


Dr. Julia Fleming returns to the program to discuss Pope Francis’s teaching on the Death Penalty.

Fleming is Professor of Theology at Creighton University.

Laudato Si’ from a Non-Catholic Perspective


Dr. Lisa Sideris discusses Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudao Si’ from the point of view of a non-Catholic.

Sideria is a member of the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University.

The Canonization of Junipero Serra


Dr. Tracy Leavelle discusses the controversy surrounding life of Junipero Serra, who will be canonized by Pope Francis this week. Serra was a Spanish Franciscan responsible for founding many of the iconic missions of California in the 18th century.

Leavelle is Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean for Humanities and Fine Arts at Creighton University.

You can watch a video of this podcast on our YouTube channel here.

The Reception of Pope Francis in Eastern Africa


Fr. Agbonkhianmenghe Orobator, S.J. reflects upon the reception of Pope Francis in Eastern Africa.

Fr. Orobator is the former provincial of the East African province of the Society of Jesus and currently serves as the Principal of Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya.