- Move over, Gipper: 'Win One for the Pope!'. John Allen Jr. (National Catholic Reporter 04/06/13). Interview with coach Juan Antonio Pizzi of the Pope's favorite soccer team, San Lorenzo.
- Aide predicts Francis will hold bishops accountable John Allen Jr. (National Catholic Reporter 04/06/13). Interview with Fr. Jorge Oesterheld, who served as the spokesperson for the bishops’ conference in Argentina for the six years Bergoglio was its president from 2005 to 2011.
- Francis and the rise of the religious orders, by Giacomo Galeazzi. La Stampa "The Vatican Insider":
Bergoglio is the first Pope to come from a religious Order in over a century and half of Church history. During the mass for the inauguration of his pontificate, the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires called the superiors of two orders (the Franciscans and Jesuits) to co-celebrate with him in St. peter’s Basilica and even during the consultations that have been taking place in the Holy See, there is a clear emphasis on the religious Orders. ...