Pope Francis has appointed Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley and eight other priests from around the globe to a permanent advisory group to study reform in the Vatican bureaucracy.
A Rhode Island couple says they were speechless and moved to tears when Pope Francis hugged and kissed their 8-year-old son in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday.
March 16, 2013 This past Wednesday, March 13th history was made, as the world got to see the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church – Pope Francis. The 76 year old Cardinal Jorge Mario […]
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Love the picture of him, 48-hours before becoming the leader of a few billion Catholics around the world, checking out of his hotel room, carrying his own bags, paying the bar bill before heading for the Vatican to vote for someone else. Probably can’t take the bus to this job anymore!!!! Kidding!!!!
A sense of pride and excitement at Boston College over the selection of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit ever to be elected.
The new Pope shares some similarities to Cardinal Sean O’Malley.
The 76-year-old is from Buenos Aires and reportedly finished second in the 2005 Conclave that ended with Benedict the 16th as Pope.