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Papal State: A Year of Pope Francis


One year ago, Catholics worldwide saw the election of the first Jesuit pope. He chose the name "Francis," and has seemed to favor humility and service over pomp and politics. But has the church seen major reform? This hour we'll talk about Francis' first year-- what he's done, what remains, and why he's so enthralling.


  • Michael Sean Winters, blogger/columnist for National Catholic Reporter
  • Dr. Leo Madden, Associate Professor of Theology & Head of the Department of Theology, Ohio Dominican University
  • JoAnne Viviano, Faith & Values reporter at The Columbus Dispatch