Tuesday 19 September 2017

Man of the people: Newly elected Pope Francis takes bus just hours after election

Pope Francis sits among cardinals on a mini-bus shortly after his election
Pope Francis sits among cardinals on a mini-bus shortly after his election

HE’S already been dubbed the humble Pope.

Just hours after his election, Pope Francis snubbed the papal limousine and travelled on a mini-bus rather than a chauffeur-driven Vatican car.

The photograph was taken by Father Antonio Spadaro who posted it on his Facebook page.

The 76-year old Argentinian, who is also a Jesuit, has brought an informal air to the role of Pope in the past 48 hours.

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