The 265th Successor of Saint Peter
Congratulations, welcome and many blessings to the newly elected Pope of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis.
I would like to extend my blessings and prayers to Pope Francis. May the GreatSpirits watch over him and his office, empower his compassion and fairness, infuse his tolerance for others with love and peace, and guide his decisions now and in the future with equity, charity, open-mindedness, and equality for all. And So It Is.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ordinary for Eastern-rite faithful in Argentina who lack an Ordinary of their own rite. He was born on 17 December 1936 in Buenos Aires. He was ordained for the Jesuits on 13 December 1969 during his theological studies at the Theological Faculty of San Miguel.
One of Pope’s Francis first remarks were for his predecessor, saying “First of all I would like to say a prayer pray for our Bishop Emeritus Benedict XVI. Let us all pray together for him, that the Lord will bless him and that our Lady will protect him.” Continue reading