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Dr. Christopher Kaczor

LMU professor meets pope, gifts copy of new best-selling book

“When my turn to meet him came, I shook his hand and asked him to please pray for my family.”

-Dr. Kaczor

A local Catholic university professor had the chance to give Pope Francis a copy of his best-selling new book during a recent conference in Rome.

Dr. Christopher Kaczor, a philosophy professor at Loyola Marymount University, met the pontiff during the three-day general assembly (Sept. 27-29) of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life, of which Kaczor has been a member since 2015.

At the end of the pope’s address Sept. 27, Francis greeted each of the conference’s participants.

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