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NOGALES, Ariz. — Typically when a priest gives his sermon, he stands at the pulpit before his congregation, with a depiction of Jesus on the cross behind him.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church's moral structure might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make it a merciful, more welcoming place for all.
Pope Francis, center, a Jesuit, takes his name from St. Francis of Assisi, who originated the Franciscan order.
When I learned that Pope Francis chose his new name to honor a popular saint named Francis, a thought popped into my head: What would Padre Charlie have said?
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Dallas Morning News:
Father Jose Funes, a Jesuit, knows Francis.
The newly elected pontiff is from an area of the world with a flourishing Catholicism that will be relatable to many Southern Arizonans, local Catholic leaders said Wednesday.
Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.