The camauro appears in the portraits of popes before the Reformation. Its revival for a single occasion by Pope Benedict XVI was surely within his well-known program of the “hermeneutic of continuity." From left to right: Pope … [Read more...]
About Fr. Brian Van Hove, S.J.
Fr. Brian Van Hove, S.J., studied theology in Toronto, Ontario, and was ordained in St. Louis, Missouri in 1982. He served for four years as assistant pastor of St. Francis Xavier (College) Church in St. Louis. He received his Ph.D. in Church history from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 1999. He serves as chaplain to the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma in Michigan.