Right: Pope Francis holds a cap given to him by students while visiting the Banado Norte neighborhood in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 12
Did you know?
Pope Francis is a fan of The Lord of the Rings. He once used the characters Frodo and Sam to illustrate the journey of man and the drama of human life.
New auxiliary bishops for Los Angeles
Pope Francis appointed three new auxiliary bishops in July for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Father Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and, since 2012, the rector/president of Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago, as well as Msgrs. Joseph Brennan and David O’Connell, will be ordained bishops in the fall. The archdiocese is the largest in the nation.
“The Eucharist joins heaven and earth; it embraces and penetrates all creation.”
– Pope Francis, Laudato Si’
Pope Francis @Pontifex (July 4, 2015)
“That which gives us true freedom and true happiness is the compassionate love of Christ.”