Pope Francis Presented with Final Volume of The Saint John’s Bible

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April 17, 2015

Photo of Pope Francis looking at the Saint John's Bible

Pictured with Pope Francis (left to right) Abbot John Klassen, President Michael Hemesath, Donald Jackson, artistic director of The Saint John's Bible, and Katharine and Dan Whalen '70.


The final volume of the limited, full-sized fine art edition of The Saint John's Bible was presented to His Holiness Pope Francis by the Papal Foundation and Saint John's University. As Pope Francis saw the illumination portraying the heavenly Jerusalem, he raised his hands motioning in praise, blessing and thanksgiving.


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