"Super Pope" grafitti on streets of Vatican City

It wasn't enough that Pope Francis was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" or that he fronted this week's Rolling Stone magazine. Now there's SuperPope graffiti sprouting up around the Vatican.

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Part of Pope John Paul II's will ignored in the name of history

John Paul's personal papers will be published in a book  due out next month.

Taking the name Pope Francis... The new holy father will hold a televised mass tomorrow at Noon our time. He is a pontiff of firsts... not only is he the first pope from Latin America...and the first Jesuit pope .. he is the first to take the name Francis... and He broke with tradition and asked the crowd outside his balcony to pray for him.

Jax Catholics react to new pope

For many Catholics in Jacksonville, the new pope means a new direction for the Catholic church.

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Obama: U.S. pope would do just as well

As cardinals gather at the Vatican to elect a new pope, President Barack Obama said he believes U.S. politics wouldn't stand in the way of an American pope doing his job.


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