"If we do not confess Jesus Christ...we would become a pious NGO, but not the Church"
Quotes from his previous homilies show how he thinks
A mom shares what it was like hearing about the new Pope
The new Pope took the name of the saint who most embodied the radical poverty of Christ—St. Francis
Pope Francis asked the crowd to pray for Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus
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"He wore a normal jacket and used public transportation, but at the same time, he is a very cultured man"
Down to the Elite Eight
The ring is a papal insignia the new Pontiff receives during the solemn papal inauguration Mass
As Pope, he is the universal pastor of the Catholic Church