Pope Francis

On March 13, 2013 the College of Cardinals elected Jorge Mario Bergolio the new Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The new Pope selected Francis as his Papal name. Noted below are links to various sources of information on Pope Francis. Please also visit our Facebook page for links.

The inauguration Mass will be Tuesday, March 19 at 12:50 am Pacific Time. Salt and Light will be broadcasting the Inauguration Mass Live. Click here for link

Participate in Pope Francis’ installation as Bishop of Rome – without leaving home (Catholic Review, Archdiocese of Baltimore)

things to know about the New Pope (CNN)

Who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Seattle Archdiocese)

Pope Francis Explains Choice of Name (Catholic News Service)

Archbishop Sartain Statement on election of new Pope

Vatican Releases Papal Coat of Arms and Motto (Catholic News Service)

Pope Francis’ inauguration brings world to Rome (Catholic News Agency)