Francis, Pope from the Americas

22 Jul

JULY 22, 2013 — When blog editor Patrick Novecosky was in Rome for the conclave and election of Pope Francis in March, he wrote an article for Catholic Digest‘s summer issue. Today, they posted it their website:PopeFrancis-smiling

By Patrick Novecosky

As Pope Francis celebrates World Youth Day in Brazil this week, here’s a profile from our Summer issue to provide a preview of and context for the visit. Find links for following the Pope at World Youth Day at the bottom of the page.

The rush to embrace the new pope is on! Before Pope Francis could even celebrate his first month as the Roman Pontiff, several major publishers already had biographies of the former Argentinean cardinal on the shelves.

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