I think Pope Francis will lead us in the right direction. Pope Francis is a great role model to all Christians. He will help all of us with the Church because he does things differently.
Alexis Rickertsen, fifth grade, Prince of Peace Catholic School, Clinton
My impression of him (the pope) from his birthplace is good. He chose Pope Francis as his name because he likes St. Francis. Pope Francis will be surprising because he is from a new region, Argentina.
My hopes are that he will be able to put a stop to wars and fights, and be able to make everybody have world peace. Pope Francis should be a great pope in the future and follow and say God’s word loud, clear, and proud to everyone.
Evan Hessing, fifth grade, Prince of Peace Catholic School, Clinton
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