Month: March 2013

Pope Francis Seeks World Moral Leadership

Pope Francis uses Easter to appeal for world peace, making a big push for the role of world’s peace maker and ultimate moral authority. His message is timely coming as the Allied forces have gone to Operational Alert for an attack on Syria and regional war in the Middle East.  Operational Alert means that they are on standby to attack within […]

Pope Francesco: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

The Vatican has chosen another Pope:  76 year old Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, an Italian Argentine Jesuit:  Pope Francesco. The name Francis means “A Frenchman” and is in honour of the founder of the Franciscans; St Francis of Assisi.   This man like his namesake seems to be an ascetic mystic, who has an appearance of […]

Vatican Conclave Set For Tuesday

The eighth General Congregation of the College of Cardinals meeting in the Vatican Synod Hall Friday has decided that the Conclave for the election of the Pope will begin on Tuesday, 12 March 2013. According to the Apostolic Constitution, on the afternoon of the first day, one ballot may be held. If a ballot takes […]

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