Faculty welcome Pope Francis

Daily Domer Staff | Mar. 13, 2013

Pope Francis waving and smiling

As Pope Francis introduced himself to thousands of people in St. Peter's Square and millions of Catholics around the world, Notre Dame faculty offered insight on the pontiff's background and the future of the church. Here are some stories in the major media that quote Notre Dame experts:

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.: Offering prayers for new Pope (Associated Press)

Prof. Kathleen Cummings: Pope Francis is a bridge between old and new worlds (NBC Nightly News) (VIDEO)

Fr. Robert Pelton, C.S.C.: Pope Francis is "authentic" from (WSBT-TV South Bend)

Prof. James S. O'Rourke: Pope Francis will need strategic vision (USA TODAY)

Prof. Thomas F. X. Noble: Name choice evokes St. Francis of Assisi (NPR)

 by Daily Domer Staff

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