Gregory Vall

About Gregory Vall

Dr. Gregory Vall is Director of the PhD Program in Theology at Ave Maria University in Florida. His is the author of Learning Christ: Ignatius of Antioch and the Mystery of Redemption (Catholic University of America Press, 2013).

An Ignatian Bishop of Rome

Like Bergoglio’s choice of the name Francis—after the Poverello of Assisi rather than the Jesuit Francis Xavier—the phrase “presides in charity” and its evocation of “the other Ignatius” may turn out to be interpretive keys to the unpretenti … [Read more...]