Times Past

March 23, 2013

Pope Francis, like the historic Brother Juniper, believes in simplicity

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina is the first Roman Catholic pope to take the name Francis. He is noted for leading a life of simplicity just like the original Francis of Assisi.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.