The Archbishop of Managua (Nicaragua) traveled to Rome in blue jeans for the most recent consistory.


The hat better have been worth the journey. If he had asked, he could have borrowed my miniature red biretta from Gammarelli.

Or even better yet, he could have made his own…


But in all seriousness, a new age is dawning in the Church full of surprises. I for one am eager to see where Francis and the “Francis Effect” is taking us.

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