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Montevideo, November 27th 2022 - 19:19 UTC
In choosing a name no other pope had ever taken, Pope Francis could be signalling that he sees the need for change in the Roman Catholic Church. The name recalls two of the church’s most famous saints. Read full article
'.... choosing the name of one of Italy’s patron saints also ties the new pope to Italy, the homeland of all popes of the last few centuries until 1978.'
I'll bet he holds an Italian passport...
The pope missed a trick, should have called himself Pope Malo, after St.Malo.... Maloines, Malvinas. I guess it would have backfired... St.Malo was a Brit.
Shouldn't there be a Vatican passport as it's a sovereign state?
Or is it merely an Italian colony that ought to be on the C24 list?
Why has the little woodcutting figure got a spcemans helmet on? :o)
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