Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Looks like... Update: Yep!

...white smoke to me!

Habemus Papum?

Update:  Our first pope from the New World, an Argentinian-Italian.  Our first Pope Francis.

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  1. He should make an appearance shortly; 'sposed to be within an hour of being elected.

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    1. And the news websites immediately became impossible to get to...

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  2. First Jesuit too, I understand. A Jesuit who names himself Francis. Well, at least he didn't go for Petrus Romanus.

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    1. Probably after saint Francis Xavier.

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  3. Yes although I think the name is more likely after Francis Xavier than Francis of Assisi. And there was a bit of a joke that Peter Turkson wouldn't be pope because of his first name...

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  4. I wish him the best, he's going to have his hands full!

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