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Posted: Mar 13, 2013 5:56 PM

The Rev. Enrique Ramirez, a Dominican priest in Lima, Peru, was pleased that the new pope seems less of an intellectual and more of a shepherd than his predecessor.

"The writings of Benedict XVI are marvelous because he is an intellectual. Here our new Pope Francis seems to be a bit closer to pastoral duties side, as that's what he's done all his life," he says.


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