Monday 25 September 2017

Expect a Latin-American appeal to the poor

PILGRIMS and visitors who huddled together in the rainswept St Peter's Square got their reward last night.

As time passed, hopes began to fade that we would have a Pope on day two of the Papal Conclave. I was luckier than most, as I could move with ease between the heated press centre and the square.

But the true believers were unmovable: they came to the square as they had the evening before to see the black smoke.

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