James Heft

USC Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies

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President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies and Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California; Marianist Catholic priest

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The first modern Pope from outside Europe is much more than the world celebrity he's become since arriving in Rome from Argentina in 2013.

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The first modern Pope from outside Europe is much more than the world celebrity he's become since arriving in Rome from Argentina in 2013.

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