Home // CNP March 16-17 2013 > Habemus papam - from white smoke to Francis on the balcony
Salt and Light TV has extended video of the election of Pope Francis, starting with the exact moment that white smoke started issuing from the Sistine Chapel chimney, and huge cheers ringing out in excitement.
Absolutely wonderful and so moving. what a wonderful warm human being he is.
Posted By: Margaret Atkinson
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Gospel Verse for 22 May 2013