Posts By Peter Coughlin

Pope Francis I: Church Rebuilder

Number 266.  That’s the number of popes to guide the Church since Peter first took office as the Vicar of Christ on earth.  Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, an Argentine with strong Italian roots is now ...

Pope Benedict’s Retirement: Father Peter Coughlin’s Thoughts

In many ways the world was stunned by the unexpected announcement that Pope Benedict was to resign his office as Pope on February 28, 2013.  Having come to the Chair of St. Peter at the ...