Palm Sunday and the start of Holy Week also celebrates the return of Cardinal Sean O’Malley to Boston.
Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O’Malley appears to be relieved he wasn’t chosen to be pope by his fellow cardinals.
A Mass was held Thursday morning at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross celebrating Pope Francis I as the new leader of the Catholic Church.
Sean Cardinal O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, is the happiest man on the planet today, because he’s not the new Pope.
The newly-elected Pope Francis will celebrate Mass Thursday with the cardinals who elected him, but he won’t meet with his predecessor just yet.
Pope Francis I is beginning the first day of his new life as the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
A sense of pride and excitement at Boston College over the selection of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit ever to be elected.
Some were hoping that Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley, who was rumored to be a frontrunner, would be the first American pope.
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
The new Pope shares some similarities to Cardinal Sean O’Malley.