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Cardinal who took part in -- conclave to select a new Pope also saw a rise in his stature over the course of this week cardinal Timothy Dolan.
The archbishop of New York -- -- that we -- -- there.
Became extremely popular throughout this process and that is taking uncivil -- of -- rock star quality and the Catholic Church.
After the conclave he spoke about the new Pope.
In the informal style for which he is known -- lot.
Where he comes from his gravy.
And we got a lot of good gravy with a man come -- now from Latin America used you talk about -- booster shot.
To the church in in the Americas this is going to be real blessing.
-- saying he's such a good man this Pope and where he's from his sister -- Icing on the cake out -- called -- gravy.
Spotted Jonathan Morris joins me now Fox News contributor at around Catholic priest who lived at the Vatican for close to a decade so he knows all of this very -- winning product.
Good to have you is today thank you morning Murtha you know I'm creating any icing on the cake yeah.
Exactly and cardinal Dolan was in there and he spoke about it a little bit this morning I had another network talk to me a little bit about what he has said.
Happened inside the Sistine Chapel at the moment that they started to realize that they were about to select a -- Sure and he'll also speak to that Fox News Channel later on today.
But what he said was that when they hit 77 which is the two thirds plus one majority.
Unnecessary among the 115 cardinals the place erupted in applause.
Now some people are saying well that's -- be totally secret.
But I think -- Dolan has done is is is recognize that at the secret is about substance who voted for whom.
And the discussions that they had but it's important for the people of god for the church to recognize that a very spiritual thing happen in a very human way.
These cardinals were voting for someone we're so excited that they had found the -- -- Believe they got one and yeah and -- said that there was not a dry our way.
In the house.
In the Sistine Chapel and -- and I agree with you -- he's simply sort of revealing.
That's really special moment I -- I think you know sharing that and as.
As cardinal Dolan is.
Is you know often does it opens that door to a certain extent -- of the humanity of this process and that's what I think people have appreciated so much about learning.
Learning about him father Jonathan just sort of how real he is how can he use what has happened in -- I had to to sort of inspire Catholics here at home when he gets back.
But Catholics and non Catholics -- I believe because what we did here was -- the leader but one point two billion member church yes but also.
Elect somebody who is a moral voice for the world to.
There's so many common values among non Muslims among Jews and even among a nonbelievers.
That that paid the C stands to protect.
And and cardinal Dolan is now going to go back to New York.
And he's going to have tough decisions he's going to have to deal with -- real problems you know this is almost like the honeymoon and honeymoons are very good thing.
Because it's something worthy to.
Marriage and you know something worthy of celebration but the same time now there are people who.
Would like to get back to church but feel disenchanted.
There are people who weren't convincing reasons for believing and yet they don't have them cardinal Dulles would go back to -- part that they did.
-- secular place in certain ways but also plates full of faith and going to have a platform to say come back now president position but as an invitation.
Yeah I think you've touched on -- -- is so important and we showed earlier the numbers of Catholics around the world but.
What are the issues that this Pope -- will hopefully Madras and -- Dolan as well as that a lot of those people have.
They've drifted away you know they may call themselves Catholics but they they're not attending mass -- -- that's happening in huge numbers is it not.
It is Martha and I think cardinal Dolan as much as well as the other cardinals have recognized that.
In part that's because of mismanagement dysfunction or even what can call clerical tourism.
-- A is somehow a greater than thou attitude or we don't need to change.
I don't mean entered -- doctrine but in terms of form in terms of presentation -- just because we've been around for so long.
The cardinals are gonna go back and you're going to -- imitating this man a jesuit who took Francis.
The -- of -- of assisting the humble humble humble man that deacon in order to to say the best reform.
Has to do -- the hard.
And it's going back and being humble member Martha -- -- I'm sure you saw the images when he went down like this yes and he said before giving a blessing to all of you in Saint Peter's Square.
I ask you to pray over me.
If we -- that attitude in the Catholic Church in the Protestant churches.
And in the non Christian churches might gosh America and the world would be a better place.
-- that was such a spectacular.
Moment -- just small gesture that was so huge when he asked.
All of those people to be silent you can hear a pin drop out there and to pray for him -- was is really.
Really something and and you were able to witness that there spotted -- -- and we will we'll see we get back here -- thank you so much will be back soon and there's.
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