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Webinar discusses Pope Francis seeing mercy and encounter as teaching tools

Jamal Melancon

April 14, 2016

Filed under Christianity, Religion

In Pope Benedict XVI’s tenure and before, leadership of the Catholic church placed priority on the rules, but now Pope Francis is taking a pastoral approach, according to Roberts. The Catholic church is experiencing a surge of chan...

Lenten Series Ends With a Request: “Pray For Me”

Caleb Beck

April 6, 2016

Filed under Religion

The fifth and final installment of Loyola’s Lenten lectures took place March 16 in the Ignatius Chapel, rounding out the series with a reflection on forgiveness, prayer and judgment. Father Ted Dziak, S.J. led a pas...

Lenten Series continues with “The Francis Effect”

Nicholas Ducote

April 5, 2016

Filed under Film, Religion

A documentary film called “The Francis Effect” was shown to a small group of locals right before Easter break. The film featured Pope Francis’ rise to fame in the Church and in the world outside of his denomination. ...

Lenten Series continues with a conversation on the “Spirituality of Encounter”

Seán Brennan

March 15, 2016

Filed under Faith, Religion

Since his tenure at The Vatican, Pope Francis has emphasized openness and empathy to all people of faith, and Loyola alumni want to learn more. Alumni gathered on campus Wed. night, March 2 to learn and converse ab...

Father Zipple explains mercy as celebration

Caleb Beck

March 4, 2016

Filed under Religion

Continuing their series of lenten discussions, Loyola invited back former faculty member and noted Jesuit, the Rev. Jeremy Zipple, S.J. to talk about his travels as a missionary and his appreciation of Pope Francis. The second lenten s...

St. Anthony of Padua to host a two-day Divine Mercy conference event

Jamal Melancon

February 26, 2016

Filed under Religion

A divine mercy conference featuring opportunities to do prayer, confession and hear testimonials about the role of God’s mercy in New Orleans will take place at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church this Friday, Feb. 26 an...

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