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Aspen Ideas to Go Podcast: The Unorthodox Church of Pope Francis

September 17, 2015  • Tricia Johnson, Guest Blogger

The “Aspen Ideas to Go” podcast is a weekly show featuring fascinating speakers who have presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival and other public programs offered by the Aspen Institute — including Aspen Words, the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series, and various events around the country. For a curated listening experience subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or listen to each episode on the Aspen Ideas website.

Pope Francis has generated headlines worldwide for his unorthodox approach to the papacy, public acts of humility, and renewed emphasis on compassion. He’ll travel to the United States, for the first time, later this month.

Nancy Gibbs, editor of TIME magazine, leads a conversation with:

This conversation took place in July at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

Tricia Johnson is editorial director of public programs at the Aspen Institute.