Catholics estimated about 1 billion worldwide have a new pope. What is special about him from his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI. The new pope is the first pope from the Jesuits order and he is from the third world.
- Pope Francis redirects employee bonuses to charity (religionnews.com)
- Nixed Vatican bonuses are proof we have a greater treasure in Pope Francis – Catholic Online (catholic.org)
- New fears (and prayers) for the health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (blogs.telegraph.co.uk)
- Vatican Insider to Release the Definitive Biography on the Pope of a New World (prweb.com)
- “Brothers” Pope Francis, Benedict XVI meet (cnsblog.wordpress.com)
- Pope Francis is Jorge Mario Bergoglio, successor of Pope Benedict XVI (theanythingvanessa.com)
- What Notable People Are Tweeting About the New Pope Francis (blogs.wsj.com)