Francis the Jesuit: The Sources of Thought of Pope Francis Non-Credit Course

Apr 7, 2014May 12, 2014
Gavin House
1220 E 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Paul Mankowski, SJLumen Christi Institute





The course will examine selected discourses of Pope Francis against a background of classical and recent Jesuit spiritual writings, beginning with the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius Loyola, and his contemporaries.  No prior familiarity with the subject matter will be presumed.

6:00PM Informal Dinner
6:30PM Presentation

Intended for university students and recent graduates. Others interested in attending please contact

Paul Mankowski, SJ, is the Scholar-in-Residence at the Lumen Christi InstituteA native of South Bend, Indiana, and a member of the Society of Jesus, he has an A.B. from the University of Chicago, an M.A. from Oxford, and a PhD in Semitic Philology from Harvard University. He taught for many years at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and has published in the areas of language, theology, and the biblical text.