Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Bergoglio’

Pope Francis could have been Pope John XXIV

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Pope Francis originally wanted to be named Pope John. The revelation comes in a recently published book called the “Diary of a Papist”, by author and journalist Gianluca Barile. The book, full of news and information about the Church and papacy, carries a rumour from Cardinal Francesco Marchisano, a good friend of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Read more

Pope’s part in eucharistic miracle revealed

Friday, April 26th, 2013

An account of a eucharistic miracle in Buenos Aires, involving Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — has been published in a Polish-based magazine. The article says a priest in the commercial centre of Buenos Aires was finishing distributing Communion at Mass in 1996 when a woman told him she had found a discarded Read more

Meet Pope Francis

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Born in Argentina, Pope Francis is the first Latin American to lead the Roman Catholic Church, as well as the first Jesuit. “It seems my brother cardinals went almost to the end of the world [to choose a pope],” he told the crowd in St Peter’s Square in his first address, a joke which belied Read more