At National Review, George Weigel gives his take on both the conclave and the man who emerged as pope from that conclave. I will only offer a prediction: Within about a year, Weigel and his neo-con cohort will be expressing "palpable unease" at the new pope's actions. You heard it hear first.
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- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
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