Habemus POPEQUAKE – In Stunning Twin Shot, Francis Flips Mexico. And Paris.
As appointment days go, folks, This. Is. Simply. Beyond.Filling two of global Catholicism’s foremost posts in one fell swoop, even before Roman Noon hit this Thursday, the Italian desk of Vatican Radio published the Pope’s twin appointments of Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes, 67 – until now archbishop of the capital’s suburb of Tlalnepantla, already a former president of both the Mexican bishops and the continental mega-conference CELAM – as archbishop of Mexico City: with some 8 million members, the world’s largest diocese……and, together with it, Francis’ choice of Bishop Michel Aupetit of Nanterre, 66 – a physician, bioethicist and med-school