Wednesday, March 13, 2013

White Smoke

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Greg Collins said...

O God, the Shepherd and Ruler of all Your faithful people, mercifully look upon Your servant, whom You have chosen as the chief Shepherd to preside over Your Church. We beg You to help him edify, both by word and example, those over whom he has charge, that he may reach everlasting life together with the flock entrusted to him. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Gigi said...

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio! I expected the Conclave to take the opportunity to bring in a younger man, but how gteat that this is the first Jesuit Pope? The first Pontiff from Latin America in 1000 years. I've just watched and heard his blessing and I'm so touched that he asked the people to pray with and for him. He seems very strong and yet very humble. And the first Pope Francis! How lovely. Sorry; am rambling. I just feel this has happened in a timely and quietly definitive way. Yaaay!

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