Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Pope Francis’ humility, ethnicity excites locals about the new pontiff

By Nick Canelas

March 14, 2013

When the Rev. Jon Reardon originally heard on Wednesday that Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio would become the next pontiff to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, he was surprised because he was unfamiliar with the name. But when Reardon, a priest at the Newman Catholic Center at the University of Ma...