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In less than a week Pope Francis has delivered several surprises: he called the Superior General of the Jesuits, nearly giving the receptionist a heart attack, made an impromptu visit to a nearby hospital to visit his friend Cardinal Mejia, who had a heart attack during the conclave, and decided to celebrate Mass at the more
The conclave has chosen to elect 76 year old Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio. He has chosen the name Pope Francis. Watch coverage live at more
Habemus Papam! At approximately 7:13pm (Rome time) on Wednesday March 13, 2013, the world has witnessed white smoke! Follow everything live at more
As anyone following newspapers, blogs, newscasts, and social media will know, media coverage of the papal transition can range from the minute to the absurd. What are the issues the media should be talking about? How does a Catholic spokesperson inform an often misinformed society? On today’s episode of “Perspectives Conclave Special”, S+L Producer Kris more
Anderson Cooper, CNN journalist, author and television personality, interviews Fr. Thomas Rosica, assistant to Fr. Lombardi for English Language at the Vatican Press Office, and John Allen Jr (left), American journalist and Vatican analyst. more
S+L Producer Sebastian Gomes speaks with Greg Burke – an American journalist from St. Louis and now the Senior Communications Advisor to the Vatican Secretary of State about what its like to be one of the people closest to the engine room. more