Everyone knew that a Jesuit would never, ever be pope…right? Wrong! Matt Spotts explains the weirdness.
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TJP Roman correspondent Eric Ramirez writes about the dark streets of Rome and being caught up in the throng of those responding to the “fumo bianco.”
TJPodcast: Perry Petrich and Jay Hooks share their reactions on a bus-riding pope, kitten memes and other surprises. Step up to the mic and let us know what YOU think!
Leave it to a Jesuit Pope to break the digital immediate-response cycle. Matt Spotts on how Pope Francis called us to prayer.
So who is Pope Francis? Peter Folan has five quick notes on the new pontiff.
The first Jesuit pope in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, was elected this evening in Rome.
Worried you might miss the election of the new Pope? Don’t be. Quang Tran tells you why.
The Selection of Pope begins! Jeff Sullivan thinks that this selection process could learn a thing or two from another event in March – March Madness!
Over at Time.com, Jim Martin has posed a provocative question: does the Holy Spirit actually choose the pope?
Taking a break from the all-crisis-all-the-time pre-conclave coverage, Sam Sawyer finds reason for hope in an encyclical from the pope emeritus.