Skip to comments.A great story of Jorge Bergoglio and a poor widow who wanted her children baptized
Posted on 03/17/2013 2:46:48 PM PDT by NYer
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St. Francis was baptized Giovanni (John). His father gave him the nickname Francis (Francesco). “Pietro” was Francis’ father’s name.
Depending on how many degrees of separation you want to play, he took the name of Francis after St. Francis of Assissi who was born, Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone :-)
Oh give us a break! I’m not a Catholic yet but I resent your grasping at straws.
You do realize that the so-called ‘fulfillment’ of many of the St. Malachy prophecies involved several degrees of separation, and often times very tenuous connections, right?
I liked Pope Benedict because he upset the left/muzzies so I figured he was going to be good. Now Pope Francis is really getting the left in a wad so I know he is the right shepherd for the very dark days to come. Long Live Pope Francis!
I wonder what that boy would have said if you told him that he would someday be the Pope?
He would never have believed it, no doubt.
Nice looking, clean cut little boy. :)
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