Bill Madges

A poster showing Pope Francis (middle) pope John Paul II (L) and Pope John XXIII (R), that will be canonized next Sunday, is seen in Borgo Pio street near the Vatican during the pontiff weekly general audience in St. Peter's square on April 23, 2014.          AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI        (Credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Theologian Says 2 New Pope Saints Display Heroic Virtue

St. Joseph’s University theology professor Bill Madges says the contributions of the two men extended directly to the world stage.

04/23/2014

(Pope Francis  FILE PHOTO credit: Vincenzo  Pinto/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Vatican Watchers Think Time’s Choice Was Good One

Time magazine has announced its choice of Pope Francis as its “Person of the Year.”

12/11/2013

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