Update from Rome

January 11, 2022 in Featured News, Featured Podcasts, News

Irish Jesuit Gerry Whelan was recently appointed Director of the Department of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome where he lives and works.

In this part one of an extended interview with Pat Coyle of Irish Jesuit Communications he talks about this promotion, the purpose of fundamental theology, and the work he does in the Jesuit university. He also explains and contextualizes Pope Francis’ comments about people choosing to have pets over children which caused a global media storm recently.