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March 21, 2021

Maximilian B. Torres writes: “My 13-year-old son, Gabriel Anthony Torres, the last of our eight children, hugged Pope Francis at a Wednesday audience on December 1, 2021. The Vatican posted it on the Pope’s Instagram page. My son was wearing my Cal sweatshirt, which is clearly visible in the Vatican photos. I am the Della Ratta Family Endowed Professor of Business at the Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America. I taught a leadership class at our Rome campus this past fall, which is why we were in Rome.”

Class Secretary: Maria Protti, 3 Los Amigos, Orinda 94563,

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