The essay writes about the influences of the COVID-19 pandemic to human existence in various aspects, particularly Christian faith. In the darkness and hardship of life, believers and non-believers need the help of good leaders so that they can overcome the crisis, but not lose their faith in God. In order to achieve this purpose, the leaders both in the Church and in the world need to acquire some qualities. What are qualities of a good leader? The essay is an attempt to answer this question by reflection on Pope Francis’ leadership. According to Orobator, Pope Francis is good leader who is always close to his people with consoling accompaniment to serve and protect them. Pope Francis’ leadership modeled an example of good leadership for the leaders of the Church as well as the wider society.
Nguyen, Hang T.H. OP. 2022. Pope Francis' Leadership in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Obsculta 15, (1) : 168-182. https://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/obsculta/vol15/iss1/20.