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Harvey Cox: How to Subvert Pope Francis' Visit

September 30, 2015

Now that Pope Francis has returned to Rome after his unforgettable visit to the United States, Professor Harvey Cox has taken time to reflect on what it was that made him uncomfortable about it.

Annette Nicolas with elderly woman

The Last Companions

September 24, 2015

"Looking into the eyes of someone facing death is one of the most powerful things a person can do," said Annette Nicolas, a Boston Theological Institute student enrolled in a hospital chaplaincy course at Harvard Divinity School.

Pope Francis Versus Americanism

Pope Francis Versus Americanism

September 22, 2015

During his visit to the U.S., in addition to making history as the first pope to address Congress and parading through Central Park, Pope Francis will encounter a constituency that is deeply divided and far more "Americanist" than the one that Pope Leo XIII condemned 100 years ago.