Posts Tagged ‘Conclave’

You Voted for the Pope with This?

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Tweet Share50 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThe December issue of Esquire magazine includes a short account from me regarding the election of Pope Francis as part of its “Oral History of 2013” feature article. Here is an excerpt: What struck me most was when we went into the Sistine Chapel. You hear […] [Read more]

Pope Francis and His Patron Saint

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Tweet Share37 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleIn Shakespeare’s famous play, Romeo and Juliet, Juliet asks, “What’s in a name?” For Pope Francis, his name tells us much about the heart of this man and his papacy. In a special audience on March 16 with 5,000 journalists from around the world, who had […] [Read more]

Theology on Tap – Meeting Young Adults Where They Are on Their Journey of Faith

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Tweet Share89 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble In addition to some of the usual engagements one might expect to find on the calendar of the Archbishop of Washington – Confirmations of youth at parishes across the archdiocese, baccalaureate Masses and commencement addresses – there’s one event on my schedule that stands out […] [Read more]

Prayer and Continuity in the Eternal City

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Tweet Share Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble As you may know, I have traveled to Rome to meet with our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, in the final days of his pontificate, and then to prepare for the upcoming conclave to elect the next successor of Peter. During this time, you will […] [Read more]