Monthly Archives: March 2013

Habemus papam (We have a pope)

Yes, habemus papam: we have a pope. His given name is Jorge Bergoglio, the Argentinian son of Italian immigrant parents, and his chosen name is Francis, a name which with its evocation of the beloved Francis of Assisi sets the … Continue reading

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Habuimus papam (We had a pope)

This is the first of two blogs on the papacy. This first one is by Dr John Conway, my history prof at UBC in 1957-58 (!). Dr Conway, a distinguished historian of Germany and the German churches, particularly in the … Continue reading

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Christian Zionism, Armageddon and Stephen Harper

With some friends here and in eastern Canada, I have embarked on a project to do with Christian Zionism. ¬†OK, Christian Zionism: what is it? It’s what the United Church of Canada, in a report prepared for its triennial General … Continue reading

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