by Somerville Journal in Uncategorized
Posted on March 14, 2013 at 6:30 pm
As the white smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel Wednesday afternoon, around these parts, the anticipation of a pope possibly hailing from Massachusetts was palpable. But as the Habemus Papam (“We have a Pope!”) announcement was made, introducing Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope Francis, there was some local letdown in the realization that Cardinal Sean O’Malley would not be the new pope.
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