Pope Francis I: Celebs Tweet About Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has just been named the new Pope.
The 76-year-old Argentinian chose the name Pope Francis I, and is currently presiding over the Vatican blessing the crowd.
Here’s what some celebs had to say about the new Pope:
“A man known for his humility and simplicity. His embrace of the poor shows strength and kindness.” Maria Shriver wrote. “I’m praying alongside. Love this moment. Let’s begin this long road back to the people. It will be a road he knows well.”
Click inside to check out some more celebrity tweets….
“Pope Francis 1 is known as a frugal, humble, moderniser. Sounds just what the Catholic Church needs.” – @piersmorgan
“St. Francis was known for his simplicity of life and humility. he was the voice for the poor. Pretty cool that the pope chose that name,” – @jamiechung1
“Yay for Pope Bergoglio!! He’s adorable. ❤❤❤❤” – @snooki
“The new Pope is… Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio! The first Pontiff from the Americas.. He chose the name ‘Pope Francis’ #Catholic” – @MarioLopezExtra
“Love that this man is known for his simplicity. The sign he has already given is his choice of name.” – @mariashriver
“Don’t call the new pope Francis – his name is Frank – If you call him Francis he’s gonna kill you” – @davidarquette