Pope Francis announces May pilgrimage to Holy Land

It is very promising that the Holy Father already shows his planned pilgrimage to have an interfaith quality, even by noting the planned stops on his itinerary: Amman, Jordan; Bethlehem and Jerusalem By Batsheva Sobelman January 5, 2014, 3:59 p.m. JERUSALEM–Pope Francis will … Continue reading

Interreligious insights in Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium

When Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) was released on November 27 of this year, media focused on the dominant element in the Apostolic Exhortation, namely the Pontiff’s  challenge to the debilitating and growing divide between rich and poor. … Continue reading