Habemus Papam!

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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

What is difference between “Communion and Liberation” and “liberation theology,” if any?

Is the SSPX under the pope? If not, what can this pope do to amend them?

I heard Pope Francis did not implement Summorum Pontificum. What are your thoughts on this?

Do you know about the story of Pope Francis where there was controversy of him dealing with 2 priests who were arrested?

In the media prior to the election they seemed to draw the line between a pope who will evangelize and a pope that will reform the curia. Where do you think Pope Francis is on this scale?

What do you think about new Holy Father being Jesuit? How do you think this will affect the order?

Will more Eastern Rite Catholic Masses be available now because he was cardinal of Eastern rite?

I read this will be the 3rd “anti-pope” since the Second Vatican council. Where did this come from and what are your thoughts on this?

Do you think Pope Francis chose his name for the same reason John Paul the First chose his? John Paul predicted he would not be in office very long.

Are the election results for the pope kept in secrecy? How were they able to know that Pope Francis was in second place in 2005?