He hugged me. He kissed me. He said don’t forget about the poor. And that’s how in my heart came the name Francis of Assisi.Pope Francis • Discussing the conversation he had with his close friend, Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes, regarding the inspiration for his name, which came during this week’s conclave. Francis of Assisi is fitting for this naming approach, as he was known for his missionary work.
March 16, 2013 // 8:27 // 12 months ago