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Article ID: 647383

‘Stakes Are High’ in Pope’s Visit to Mexico, Experts Say

University of Notre Dame

When Pope Francis travels to Mexico Feb. 12-17, he will visit six cities — including two in the state of Chiapas, Mexico’s poorest state — and will celebrate a Mass in Ciudad Juárez across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A University of Notre Dame expert calls this a "defining trip" for the pope.

Released:
4-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 640458

Pontiff Makes Historic Visit to Saint Joseph's, Philadelphia's Jesuit University

Saint Joseph's University

Pope Francis made an unscheduled stop at Saint Joseph’s University today, greeting campus officials, student and religious leaders, and visiting the newly dedicated statue, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time.” The bronze work by noted Philadelphia artist Joshua Koffman was installed Sept. 25 at the plaza in front of the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial, commemorating the 50th anniversary of 'Nostra Aetate,' the Vatican II document that transformed the relationship between the Catholic and Jewish faiths.

Released:
27-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 640191

WashU Expert: Pope Francis Visit Spotlights Needed Criminal Justice System Reform

Washington University in St. Louis

Article Body 2010Pope Francis is widely expected to address a range of issues when he visits the United States Sept. 22-27, including the crisis of mass incarceration in the U.S. criminal justice system. The attention is needed and welcome, said a criminal justice reform expert at Washington University in St. Louis. “The Pope’s scheduled visit to a prison in Philadelphia will spotlight one of the major issues we are facing as a country — the mass incarceration of millions of citizens, many for minor crimes, at cost of billions of dollars per year,” said Carrie Pettus-Davis, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School and noted national expert on criminal justice system reform and behavioral intervention development.

Released:
21-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 640173

Coming to America - The Pope and Politics

University of Louisville

As Pope Francis embarks on his first visit to the U.S., a recent survey shows that while he is extremely popular with American Catholics, there is a significant split concerning his active role in pushing an agenda outside the normal papal realm.

Released:
21-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 640023

NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute, Evrybit Team Up for All-Mobile Coverage of Pope’s Visit to New York City

New York University

Pope Francis is making his first trip to the United States later this month. To document this historic visit, New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is partnering with mobile publishing startup Evrybit for a collaborative mobile reporting project to provide live coverage of the event.

Released:
17-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 639904

Temple University Experts Available to Speak on Pope Francis

Temple University

Reporters wishing to request an interview should contact Ashwin Verghese at 215-204-7739 (office), 717-676-8584 (cell) or ashwin@temple.edu. Photos are available upon request.

Released:
15-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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