Busted Halo
March 13th, 2015

You Don’t Know Jack…about Pope Francis


We have a new pope and Fr. Jack Collins, CSP, hits the streets to find out what people know of the new pontiff, asking about his name and origins as well as their hopes and advice for the new head of the Church.

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  • karen

    I liked this. Very creative and TELLING of what we know about our faith. I imagine quite a few people, especially Catholics, are going to be dusting off their Catechisms right about now!

  • http://www.facebook.com/danirka Dani Knight

    he also may have taken the name Francis for St. Francis Xavier who was the co-founder of the Jesuit order. Pope Francis may have picked the name because of both Saint Francis’

    • karen

      He actually made a statement during a press conference that he specifically chose it for St Francis of Assisi, because St Francis lived his life caring for the poor and other charitable causes, as well as for animals. Every year on October4th, the feast day of St Francis, many churches have a Blessing of the Animals.

  • Kathleen Pyrce

    Very nice! I will share with my middle school religion classes on Monday. Thanks for creating this.

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