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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].

Dr. Robert Royal is editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing, and president of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington, D.C. His most recent book is A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the Twentieth Century, published by Ignatius Press. The God That Did Not Fail: How Religion Built and Sustains the West, is now available in paperback from Encounter Books.