Daily Archives: March 14, 2013

Pope Francis’ Biography, in brief

Here is a short biography of Pope Francis, as given on the Vatican’s website. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.,¬†Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina,¬†Ordinary for Eastern-rite faithful in Argentina who lack an Ordinary of their own rite, was born on 17 … Continue reading

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This Says it All

This says a lot of about the man. Here is Pope Francis in 2005, washing the feet of women in a maternity ward. I assume it was HolyThursday.

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Pope Francis’ First Words to the World

(Here are the Holy Father’s first words to the world. The original is in Italian. This is my translation.) Brothers and sisters, good evening! You know that the Conclave must give a bishop to Rome. It seems my brother cardinals … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and John Paul I’s Legacy

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I was immediately struck by something when I watched Pope Francis at the front loggia of St. Peter’s yesterday afternoon. I thought, “This is what I remember in August of 1978. … Continue reading

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