As you all know, the Catholic Church has elected a new Pontiff, who will be called Francis. My husband and I kept our toddler and baby up past their bedtime to watch Pope Francis take to the balcony at St. Peter’s Basilica. And since this momentous announcement a few days ago, I have been snatching small opportunities to learn more about him.
And so far, I like him.
Even though I’m not Catholic, the prospect of a papacy concerned with the downtrodden of society is certainly promising.
Francis has set a forceful moral tone and given clear signs already that he will bring a new broom to the crisis-hit papacy, favoring humility and simplicity over pomp and grandeur.
Read more here.
What do you think?