Tag: Pope Francis

  • Remembering martyred YCS chaplain, Carlos Mugica

    Remembering martyred YCS chaplain, Carlos Mugica

    Today, on the 50th anniversary of his death on 11 May 1974, we remember the Argentinian priest and JEC/YCS chaplain, Fr Carlos Mugica, shot after mass by an off duty policement from a right-wing terrorist group, the Triple A.

  • Cultivating the virtue of prudence

    Cultivating the virtue of prudence

    In his 24 March 2024 General Audience, Pope Francis analysed the virtue of prudence, which he characterised as “the coachman of the virtues,” or as we might also describe it in a more modern terms, the “driver” of the virtues.

  • See, discern, act: Back to the future

    See, discern, act: Back to the future

    Addressing French Specialised Catholic Action movements in January 2022, Pope Francis drew a parallel between the “judge” process that is the second step of the see-judge-act and the process of discernment.

  • Lucio Gera, theologian of the people – and Pope Francis

    Lucio Gera, theologian of the people – and Pope Francis

    This month we celebrate the centenary of the birth on 16 January 1924 of Argentinian theologian, Lucio Gera, a chaplain/theologian of the JOC, who later became a major source of inspiration for Pope Francis when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires.