Rev. Dan Crosby
Members of the Franciscan and Jesuit orders in Wisconsin say Pope Francis will approach his new role with humility and a focus on social justice.
While becoming the first pope to take his name from St. Francis of Assisi, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio also became the first pope from Latin America and the first Jesuit pope when he was elected Wednesday.
Pope Francis' Jesuit background, as well as his time as archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, will serve him well, said the Rev. Doug Leonhardt, associate vice president of the office of mission and ministry at Marquette University, a Jesuit ...