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Day Nine: A Spirit Who Surprises

Habemus Papam!

The conclave has ended in the election of our new Holy Father, Pope Francis.

Please read Robert Royals lastest report, which is today [1]s column here at The Catholic Thing [1].

Robert Royal is editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing and president of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington, D.C. His most recent books are Columbus and the Crisis of the West and A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the Twentieth Century.