The Challenge of Pope Francis

Since the election and installation of the new bishop of Rome, many commentators - secular and faith-based alike - have been impressed by the humble and simple lifestyle of Pope Francis (recalling his namesake St. Francis).  As an archbishop he opted for a simple apartment instead of the episcopal palace (and has done the same now as pope), he cooked his own food, took the bus to work, spent time visiting prisons, and so on.  The Out of Ur blog considers how the lifestyle of the new pope can challenge pastors - Roman Catholic and Protestant alike - to truly seek to be like Christ; Check it out here

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