Habemus Papam! Pope Francis I

Because I have a day job, a demanding one, at a church, this is all I have for you…

From Whispers in the Loggia:

The College of Cardinals have elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 76 year-old Jesuit archbishop of Buenos Aires, as Pope Francis I.
By choosing the name of the founder of his community’s traditional rivals, the 266th Roman pontiff – the first from the American continent, home to more than half of the 1.2 billion-member church – has signaled two things: his desire to be a force of unity in a polarized fold, and his intent to “repair God’s house, which has fallen into ruin”… that is, to rebuild the church.


3 thoughts on “Habemus Papam! Pope Francis I

  1. I thought his balcony intro was quite nice.

    And then I read some Quotes on Presenting Issues. 😦

    “Nixon to China. Nixon to China.”: that will be my mantra…for a little while. I DO believe in miracles…

    …I also know that any real change in the RCC will require Truly Miraculous Heavy-Lifting by the Almighty.

    Veni Creator Spiritus!


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