Vatican watcher John Allen said the Pope Francis the world sees as a natural in public was not always like that as the Archbishop in Buenos Aires.
“On background, Vatican officials are saying that Pope Francis has indicated that he wants to come to the United States in September 2015,” John Allen the National Catholic Reporter said.
The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals on Monday morning.
In his first comments on the scandal, President Barack Obama tells a White House news conference that from what he’s seen, no classified information was disclosed that would harm national security.
A tipster who saw the video on TV called Westchester County police Wednesday night and said he recognized the man.
The Catholic Church is closely watching the attention Archbishop Timothy Dolan is receiving, praise and adulation one expert says is exactly what it needs right now.
“He has a lot of direct pastoral experience running complex archdiocese both in Milwaukee and in New York. He can play on a big public state. He has serious credentials with a Ph.D in Church History,” said Vatican expert John Allen.