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Pope Francis - Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Our former Superior General Antonio M. Pernia, who is currently on Sabbatical at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, California, expressed his viewpoint in the National Catholic Reporter - March 14, 2013 on the recent election of Pope Francis. He says: "As Pope Francis, Bergoglio has the potential of responding to some of the more important challenges facing the Catholic church today."

Also, Fr. Luis Liberti, Superior Provincial of the SVD Southern Province of Argentina shares with us about the celebration in the city of Cordoba and everywhere else in Argentina at the news of the election of Pope Francis. "There was no nationalist sentiment," Fr. Liberti wrote, "It is hoped that with the attitudes of humility and transparency the Church is assured of good service".

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