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Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio became Pope Francis, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. “There is a ringing clarity to it that took the world’s breath away. It was worthy of the great poet, the choice of that name,” said author and former Catholic priest James Carroll  (center). Joining Carroll in a discussion on “The Papacy and the Catholic Church” were Professor Francis X. Clooney (left) and radio host Christopher Lydon.

Something in a name

Pope’s choice of Francis suggests great concern for have-nots, Divinity School speakers say