- Pope Celebrates Mass With America’s Highest-Ranking Latino Bishop, by Edward Pentin. National Catholic Register 04/10/13. Archbishop José Gomez, originally from Mexico and the current Los Angeles archbishop, concelebrated Mass with Pope Francis at St. Martha’s House.
- Pope meets Punk Queen [Patti Smith] Caelum et Terra 04/10/13.
- Pope Appoints Top Franciscan to Religious Life Department, by David Uebbing. Catholic News Agency / EWTN News. Franciscan Father José Rodríguez Carballo appointed secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
- Pope Francis Remembers Thatcher's Promotion of Freedom Pope Francis says he is appreciative of the Christian values that underpinned Margaret Thatcher's commitment to service and promotion of freedom. (Zenit 04/08/13).
- With Pope Francis, the 'great continental mission' goes global, by Barbara J. Fraser. Catholic News Service. 04/10/13.
- We have a new Pope Francis: what does this mean for the Catholic Worker?, by Mark and Louise Zwick. Houston Catholic Worker (Casa San Diego). 03/18/13.
- [Liberation theologian] Leonardo Boff on the New Pope Interview with the German daily Der Spiegel.
- Why didn’t anyone predict Bergoglio?, by David Gibson. dotCommonweal 04/10/13.