The Gregorian Institute Shield, composed of the crossed gold and silver keys of the Papal Insignia, an open book with the words 'Via Veritas Vita' ('The Way, the Truth, and the Life') written on its pages, three golden six-sided stars on a red banner, and a Germanic cross.


The Blanford Files: Business as a Vocation

From a regional coffee company to a major international player, Green Mountain Coffee has erupted into the global marketplace thanks to its past president and CEO, Larry Blanford. A lifelong Catholic, Blanford recently [Read More...]

What Would a Laudato Si Economy Look Like?

The criticisms of Pope Francis’ economic vision have been harsh and unrelenting: National Review says “Laudato No,” Maureen Mullarkey in The Federalist called it “An Extravagant Rant“ and David Brooks in The New York Times echoes their basic [Read More...]

Pope Francis’ Awesome, Irksome Encyclical

Pope Francis has given us a big, beautiful, challenging encyclical in Laudato Sí, “On Care for our Common Home.” It is a brilliant work — a work that takes the opening the world [Read More...]

Joy and Peace by Pope Francis

An excerpt from Laudato Sí by Pope Francis, June 18, 2015 (nos. 222-227). Christian spirituality proposes an alternative understanding of the quality of life, and encourages a prophetic and contemplative lifestyle, one [Read More...]

Laudato Si’s Greatest Hits

Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si came out yesterday, and my newsfeeds have been full of my friends’ favorite quotes (which tells you what kind of friends I have). To keep up with [Read More...]