Francis must trim the Vatican and rearrange

The drama of the theologian Benedict was that he had no talent to manage the machinery of the church and more. Francis has in the rest of the Vatican apparatus itself now reshape The first Latin American, the first Jesuit. To the great revolutionary act was followed by another revolutionary act on the first glance,…

Pope of the poor, poor Pope

The Catholic Church has a new Pope is elected Francis – a magnificent spectacle that looks like a heavenly Hollywood. The people were there more of a spectacle than the faithful viewers of a mystery. Can the new pope to change that, because it comes from another world? Its decisions will determine the future of…

Pope Francis I. from Argentina is an uncomfortable Pope

The election to the 266th Pope is an amazing: the first time, agreed that mainly came from the old world to a non-European College of Cardinals. But Francis is facing difficult tasks. In recent days, the voices of those who were increasing in Rome who were considering the 115 cardinals in the conclave could choose…

A bold choice

The Jesuit Jorge Mario Bergoglio has dared to call themselves after St. Francis of Assisi. The Argentine could make as Francis the church credible again – but for that it needs a revolution Jorge Mario Bergoglio is a bold choice.. A bold choice, because he is the first Jesuit and the first Hispanic. But a…

Pope goes to work

One day after the historic election of the first Latin American to the Pope in Rome, Francis has shown to the public and prayed in a church. At the same time on Thursday met one more congratulations to the pontiff from around the world. The choice of the Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio as head of…

Pope Francis: His first day as Pope

Jorge Mario Bergoglio has spent his first night in a suite as the Pope of the Vatican guest house in Santa Marta, in the morning he appeared briefly to the public. Then he prayed to the Virgin Mary Rome -. Rested, relaxed and with a smile to Francis in the morning after presenting his first…

Rejoicing in Argentina: Olé, olé! Francisco!

Argentines celebrate their Pope as winning the World Cup, the whole country, the bells are ringing nonstop. Even T-shirts with the words of the Pontiff offered: “I come from the end of the world.” Only the President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reacts remarkably cool When white smoke over the Sistine. chapel is covering white clouds…

No. 266, and other figures of the Papacy

martyrs, returnees and victims: What you know about the history of the popes, but not need to know. About that Francis the 266th Pope, although the list is only 263 names are. Francis I. The new Pope is the 266th Head of the Catholic Church since St. Peter. Actually contains the current list of only…

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina’s Francis I.

The first Latin American to the papal throne: Jorge Mario Bergoglio (76) from Argentina is the new head of the Catholic Church. He will be named Francis I. sensation in the Vatican. The 76-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, is the new Pope as successor to Pope Benedict XVI. The 76-year-old is the…

Francis – the first Jesuit in the papal office

Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina is the new man at the head of the Catholic Church. The 76-year-old is the first pope from Latin America. The Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the new Pope, and he calls himself Francis. With his choice of name reminds Bergoglio to Saint Francis of Assisi, the mendicant monk and…