#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 in 1936 to a family of Italian Immigrants in … Continue reading #InContext: Pope Francis

#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 of animals and the environment by the Catholic Church … Continue reading #InContext: St. Francis of Assisi

#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 “our elder brothers.” Karol enrolled in Jagiellonian University … Continue reading #InContext: Pope John Paul II