All posts by Brendan Gottschall, SJ

Brendan Gottschall, SJ, is a scholastic of the East Coast province of the Society of Jesus. He currently resides in Boston and studies theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. His passions include Irish culture, orthodoxy, and explaining how South Jersey is distinct from North Jersey.

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An Overview of Fratelli Tutti

An Overview of Fratelli Tutti

On Sunday, Pope Francis released the third encyclical of his papacy entitled “Fratelli Tutti,” on fraternity and social friendship. An encyclical is one of the highest ranking documents from a Pope. In this lengthy letter, he offers critiques of populism, neoliberalism, and militarized borders. He restates a rejection of the death penalty. He calls on all people to recognize and live out our common fraternity. Read this article for a complete overview.