We Have Pope Francis

Posted on by Jeremy Daggett

When it comes to Pope Francis I, The Washington Post seems optimistic, quoting then Cardinal Bergoglio:

We live, apparently, in the most unequal part of the world, which has grown the most yet reduced misery the least. The unjust distribution of goods persists, creating a situation of social sin that cries out to Heaven and limits the possibilities of a fuller life for so many of our brothers.

The Economist sounds skeptical. But they too agree that he's different enough (Argentine, Jesuit) to instigate change, albeit in a "window of opportunity" that "will not last very long."

Time will tell. Until then, Habemus Papam Franciscum (We Have Pope Francis).

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