>There was initially speculation that Cardinal Bergoglio, a Jesuit, chose Francis after St. Francis Xavier, the co-founder of the Society of Jesus with St. Ignatius of Loyola.<
Sheesh. Picky, picky, picky.
Pope Francis hopes and prays that not only the saint from Assissi intercedes for him but ALL THE SAINTS, great and small.
The good cardinal from Buenos Aires had to pick one name and it is not as if the success of his papacy depends on it.
He probably would’ve liked to use the name Jesus, but that would be presumptious, because after all HE is the only ONE that the good cardinal wants to please.
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