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What's in a Name? A Lot When a Pope Chooses it

sbemis Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 11:07 AM
jesus christ was here and maybe even the virgin mary but i didn't see ol' tom.prouably whitling on his bible somewhere.Tom.No answear.Tom.nope-doesn't seem to be here.i guess it's not the right place for him.
TommyMaq Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 12:27 PM
How ironic; Tom was a deist - they believe (or are agnostic) and think that god, if he exists, isn't concerned with us, just like Tom isn't concerned with your whiny response.

Habemus Papam! We have a pope! That was the word, or rather the words, from St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday, and it wasn't just a worldwide church that had awaited the news, but the world itself. And the news was good, as in the Good News. For suddenly the air in Rome and far beyond seemed filled with a hope that was almost palpable.

Habemus Papam! Even as the white smoke was still drifting, spirits were lifting. And then the name that the new pope had chosen for himself was announced: Francis. As in Francis of Assisi, saint and exemplar. A...

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