Significance of Cardinal Bergoglio taking name Pope Francis
Reforms on the way?
- Duration 3:59
- Date Mar 13, 2013
Reforms on the way?
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-- cited sources right now he is pastor from our lady of the lord's church in west Avalon.
New York might see here it's always a pleasure to have you what did you make of this choice.
I'm delighted Neil it's great obviously is a man of true humility I love the fact that he didn't just bless the people model -- But remember he -- the people prayed for me that's kind of an open minded this position -- like that very much.
I also like the fact that he took Francis you know -- member in the Middle Ages Francis is the one Saint Francis who went to Roman -- to the Pope.
We need to reform the church and -- -- churches in need of anything right now it's in need of serious reform.
To him to take that name is a statement I think that says he knows we need to change.
You speaking before about the -- changes I don't think the actual -- will change but you know -- the way you package something matters a lot as you well know.
And I think this Pope will give a very human face a compassionate face the teaching that's not always easy to take.
But it's true teaching I think you'll stay loyal to the church's teaching what do with perhaps a more human and inviting face you know fathers feel for.
-- -- -- Typical media shallow type question -- even those who love them and and and and heard and -- and moral that is him.
Career it in in Argentina -- Didn't give -- high marks on charisma didn't give -- marks and giving.
You know stunning sermons that just you know knock your socks off or homilies that -- never forget.
In reading but what he said.
And in and and grabbing the magnitude of what he said and the moments when he choose to say about -- Argentina -- -- contraception for example.
On this man who when he first came out on that balcony.
And unlike a lot of his predecessors.
Didn't work it and -- this is no sense any his predecessors.
Like a seasoned politician waving to the crowd he was just ordered to -- mesmerized by -- And just -- it in and just wondered.
Almost -- gets in his eyes.
Bob I've got a big job at hand pump what do you make -- that -- and whether that helps or hurts.
-- two things you know I guess we watching the same program but seeing it differently I -- man I saw a man who was relaxed -- chatting with the people of Rome.
I love his relaxed state.
He wasn't pontificating he was serious talking conversation -- I also want to remind you wanna know and -- you probably have the same experience I did.
I was in the prisons many times a Mother Teresa.
Not a great charismatic figure and gentle sincere or authentic people everywhere wanted to be near her to listen to her.
I'm sinking his power comes from his authenticity not in his high wire act -- is dynamism.
And I think people will look at -- and see -- man had taken seriously because of that he's sincere he's so I think he's living the life he calls others to live.
He's genuine -- in this day and age that's water under the answered.
Yeah well I try to get their agenda they're down I've I've been built a career trying to just trying to build that other but.
In all seriousness.
People quickly seized on the eight -- seven.
Maybe he's a place maybe he's just there as an interim guy to come in -- get the church right.
A -- ever comes in after that.
I don't that we know any of that knew what we know is that he's gonna do the best job we can for whatever time he has no you don't know how much time you have I don't know how much time I have whatever time we have we use the best of our abilities.
This Pope will use five years ten years twenty years maybe god willing to do what he believes to be right and truth that's all we can ask him.
Where I'm strenuous and now that that's the stuff that we in the media talk about but who knows it's all up to god it is and -- I know.
-- look look what I'm I'm going to do managers are exactly that.
My only go -- make sure whatever I have.
Left on earth is is at least one minute more than Bill -- But it's -- very simple goal but father thank you your insides are very profound indeed we're just getting to know.