Bradley DiTeresi is a Kansas City professional who has a background in real estate development. A strong Catholic adherent, Bradley DiTeresi maintains a habit of reading works by Doctors of the Church, including St. John of the Cross and St. Augustine. He also has an interest in the teachings of the current leader of Catholicism, Pope Francis.
As reported by the Catholic News Service, Pope Francis recently gave his approval to an initiative that will establish the John Paul I Vatican Foundation. This organization will collect the writings of the “the smiling pope,” a native of Veneto in northern Italy, who ascended to the papacy in 1978 and passed away after only 33 days as pontiff.