James Carroll: The Secular Meaning of Pope Francis at All Saints Church

Published : Monday, February 8, 2016 | 1:50 PM

On Sunday, February 14, at 10:15 a.m. in the Rector’s Forum, Boston Globe columnist, acclaimed author, historian James Carroll returns to the Rector’s Forum for a presentation he has entitled “From Bonhoeffer to Bergoglio: The Secular Meaning of Pope Francis.” Come learn more about “this surprising Pope” from one of the great thought leaders of our generation.

Carroll has been a civil rights worker, an antiwar activist, and a community organizer in Washington and New York. Ordained to the priesthood in 1969 he served as Catholic chaplain at Boston University — eventually leaving the priesthood to become a novelist and playwright. A prolific writer, Carroll now lives in Boston and is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker. His long list of important books includes “Constantine’s Sword” and “Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age.” Carroll will also preach at 9:00 & 11:15 a.m. Books will be available for purchase.

For information call (626) 796-1172. All Saints Church is located at 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, across Euclid from Pasadena City Hall.


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