Frank Brennan, S.J., is a distinguished Australian Jesuit, lawyer, and human rights activist. Here are some o f his recent remarks on the new Pope:"At my regular parish mass in Canberra, I greeted the congregation with these words: "Good evening. My name is Frank and I am a Jesuit. I've had a good week. I hope you have too." I have been overwhelmed by the positive response by all sorts of people to the election of the first Jesuit pope. I have happily received the congratulations without quite knowing what to do with them, nor what I did to deserve them!"Read the rest here:
Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.