Archbishop Hart 'joyfully welcomes' election of Pope Francis [CNAU]

Mar 13, '13 6:00 am
The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, and Archbishop of Melbourne, Denis Hart, says he joyfully welcomes the glad news of the election of Pope Francis. “For two weeks the Catholics of the world have been without the spiritual father of their family. We have been looking forward to this special moment,” Archbishop Hart said in a media statement this morning.


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