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What a Mighty God We Serve! A New Catholic Rejoices in the Election of Pope Francis Comments

As I watched the waiting crowds in St. Peter's Square, a new realization flooded over me: This is where my citizenship lies!  I am a citizen of the Vatican; I am a Catholic citizen; and my nation is 1.2 billion people strong!  Suddenly, with that thought, a sense of real hope washed over me! Continue Reading

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  1. Alan
    1 year ago

    Well said Nancy.

  2. kathy
    1 year ago

    Nancy, I too am a new Catholic, easter vigil 2011. I was so excited to see this new Pope, and to learn that he was to be called Francis. My Patrol Saint is St. Francis. He seems to be a very Godly man, and I pray that he brings the lost back to the church.

  3. Teresa
    1 year ago

    Beautifully said!!! I've always said that converts are so blessed because they see the beauty of our wonderful Church and don't take it for granted!! Truly humble is a verb! LOVE IT! I wasn't sure if I could love Pope Francis either, but YES I DO!!! :-)

  4. A sheep of the flock
    1 year ago

    Welcome to the Catholic Church Nancy! We too feel such love for our new Pope Francis. We are very excited!!!!



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