Monday’s Food for Thought: A New Pope

As you all know, the Catholic Church has elected a new Pontiff, who will be called Francis. My husband and I kept our toddler and baby up past their bedtime to watch Pope Francis take to the balcony at St. Peter’s Basilica. And since this momentous announcement a few days ago, I have been snatching small opportunities to learn more about him. 

And so far, I like him. 

Even though I’m not Catholic, the prospect of a papacy concerned with the downtrodden of society is certainly promising. 

Francis has set a forceful moral tone and given clear signs already that he will bring a new broom to the crisis-hit papacy, favoring humility and simplicity over pomp and grandeur.

Read more here.

What do you think?

-Julia

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