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Habemus Papam: Pope Francis I Ascends the Throne of Peter

JonInTexas Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 11:52 AM
Haha, censorship! That's rich. You can call Obama all the names under the sun but make a joke about the pope and it's sacrilege... Plus, the mods don't remove anything here. Either they are in bed with the spammers and get a cut from the work-at-home nonsense or they just don't give a hoot.

The white smoke and ringing bells announced to the world that the cardinal electors had chosen a new pope, and about an hour later, Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio took St. Peter's balcony as Pope Francis I. He has the distinction of being the first pope from the Americas, as he is an Argentinian of Italian descent. He formerly served as the head of the Jesuit order, as well as Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and is currently 75 years old. Pope John Paul II named him a cardinal. He is said to be known for his humility and devotion to simplicity, which...