The crowds were jubilant and hopeful; if this man, could reform the Roman Catholic Church? Members of the Catholic Church are expecting changes that would bring back the members who left the church.
We have witnessed a white smoke, from the Sisten Chapel, and waited for about an hour prior to announcement. A new pope has been announced from Buenos Aires, Argentina, his name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio, and his papal name is Pope Francis I. He wants to follow the teaching of Saint Francis to practice the vow of poverty.
This is a humble person with the gift of humility which the church needs. This is the man of the people who can carry the church of Christ to the next level. Perhaps, he can communicate effectively with the people and change the image of the church.
The Holy Spirit has spoken to its people that we have a strong leader who may be able to shape the character of the church.