mercredi 13 mars 2013
The New Pope Francis
by Bernard Bujold (LeStudio1.com) -
Habemus Papam! We have a new Pope!
Personally I am disappointed that Georg Gänswein is not the new Pope but hey, maybe next time. I remain convinced that Don Georg would have been a breath of freshness and renewal for the Catholic Church but it is the opinion of a non-practicing Catholic, which I am ...
The new pope was first known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio, born December 17, 1936 (76 years), in Buenos Aires and was Argentine Archbishop since 1998. He was appointed cardinal in 2001. He chose his Pope name in honor of St Francis of Assisi the patron of the poor...
"Vivant novum pontificem Francisci!" "Long life to the new pope Francis"
Photo 1, 2 and 3: Pope François 1er;
Photo 4: Militant Catholics after the announcement of the appointment to the Vatican;
Photo 5: Mgr Georg Gänswein;
See story The Wall Street Journal ;
See story The New York Times ;
See the Vatican website ;