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Pope Francis on the bloodbaths in the Middle East and elsewhere

Phillip Cunningham March 20, 2024

In May 2014, Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pontiff, traveled on an “apostolic pilgrimage” to the Middle East. As the first Jesuit pope, who visited Hawk Hill in 2015, his perspectives are perhaps...

Julia Oseka ’25 at mass Nov. 13, 2022 in the Chapel of Saint Joseph.

Julia Oseka heads to Rome as one of the first non-bishop voting delegates

Kiley O'Brien September 27, 2023

Julia Osęka ’25, chosen by Pope Francis in July as a voting delegate from North America at the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome, Italy, was blessed Sept. 24 by attendees...

Dear Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis

Zach Dobinson March 23, 2021

In response to the Vatican’s declaration on same sex unions Dear Pope Francis, I had such high hopes for you and, like so many other Catholics, you let me down, you let my community down and you let...

Skorka held a two part series on interfaith relations. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Rabbi Skorka promotes interfaith dialogue on campus

Eddie Daou February 11, 2020

Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Ph.D., visiting professor of theology, has fostered ongoing conversations about interfaith relationships through his close friendship with Pope Francis. Skorka has worked to promote...

Photo by Luke Malanga ’20.


Mark De Leon May 13, 2017

'13-14 Sept. 2013 The Saint Joseph's University Faculty Senate votes to censure university senior administrators, an unprecedented move signaling lack of faith in the leadership of the university. Oct....

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One year later

Sam Henry September 28, 2016

Campus celebrates anniversary of historic papal visit Tuesday, Sept. 27 marked the one year anniversary of Pope Francis’ visit to Saint Joseph’s University campus. To celebrate this historic event,...

Editorial: Pope mania one year later

September 27, 2016

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 was unlike other Sunday mornings at Saint Joseph’s University. Rather than attending morning mass, grabbing brunch at Campion, or catching the women’s soccer game, St. Joe’s...

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