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Saint Peter’s Jesuits Available to Comment on Pope Francis & Papal Visit to the United States


Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J., director of campus ministry at Saint Peter’s University,
and Rev. Mark DeStephano, S.J., professor of modern and classical languages at Saint Peter’s University, are available to comment on a wide-variety of topics related to Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to the United States this month.

Rev. Mark DeStephano, S.J., professor of modern and classical languages at Saint Peter’s University (fluent in 15 languages)

Rev. Mark DeStephano, S.J., professor of modern and classical languages at Saint Peter’s University (fluent in 15 languages)

Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J., director of campus ministry at Saint Peter's University.

Rev. Rocco Danzi, S.J., director of campus ministry at Saint Peter’s University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What:

Pope Francis, the first Jesuit Pope, is scheduled to visit the United States for the first time this month. The Pope will begin his United States journey in Washington, D.C. and will travel to New York and to Philadelphia before his departure back to Rome.

Fr. Danzi and Fr. DeStephano are available to discuss:

  • Pope Francis as a Jesuit and his leadership
  • Jesuit education
  • Pope Francis and U.S. culture
  • Interpretation and potential impact of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato si”
  • Overall impact of Pope Francis on the Catholic Church

When:

In advance of Pope Francis’ arrival on Tuesday, September 22 and following his departure on Sunday, September 27

Contact:

Angeline Boyer
Manager of Media Relations
(201) 761-6238
Aboyer1@saintpeters.edu