People often ask me, “So, what do you think of your new Jesuit pope? How’s he doing?” As a Washington, D.C. resident,
I’ve often seen a new leader’s first 100 days in office used as a convenient yardstick for assessing his impact and effectiveness. And as a former English teacher, I’m no stranger to report cards.
So with all due respect to His Holiness, here’s one Jesuit’s report card on Francis’ first 100 days as pope.