“As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens his fellow man.” (Proverbs 27:17).
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I don't know about you, but I am still processing the fact that we have a new pope, a Latin American pope and a Jesuit. My first impression of Pope Francis was immediately that he is a humble man. I was profoundly moved by his request that the people bless him before he blessed them.
Father Robert Barron offers his reflections on the announcement and what our new Holy Father may bring to the Church.