Habemus papam!


OK, I’m no longer Catholic, but the waiting between the white smoke and the “Habemus papam!” is probably one of the most exciting times ever. This was the second conclave during my life, and it was exciting. Like the US elections without the awful, mudslinging campaign.

And the world has a new pope.

Francis I.

The first non-European pope since Antiquity.


13 Responses to “Habemus papam!”

  1. doesitevenmatter3 says:

    I’ve been so busy with work today, I hadn’t heard this yet.
    Prayers for the Pope.

  2. Nora says:

    I am soooo thrilled and excited. So far, I like what I’m hearing about him and feel hopeful that he will continue Blessed JPII’s mission of bringing unity to the Church.

  3. Shauna says:

    I’m so optimistic for the Church. He has So much to do!
    His favorite movie is Babette’s Feast! I like that!

  4. Ciska says:

    I’m completely over-excited!!!
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  5. Bozot says:

    I have to admit, usually I couldn’t care less when it comes to papacy, but still, I was kinda waiting for the decision 🙂 I was secretly rooting for Cardinal Erdő, but oh well…

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