Bergoglio’s extraordinary challenge of taking the name ‘Francis’

The name the Pope chose carries such ambitious, historical, and spiritual demands.

Wikimedia Photo: Tenan
Pope Francis speaks to journalists on March 16.
Jim Creskey
Published: Wednesday, 03/20/2013 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/20/2013 6:58 pm EDT

 

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