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Associated Press
Volunteers Bob Travers Sr., of Cambridge, Mass., left, and Jehova Mejia, of Boston, center, work with pastoral associate Robert Travers, of Cambridge, as they hang papal bunting to signify the naming of a new pope outside the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, in Boston on Wednesday.

U.S. Province celebrates papal announcement

Statement as issued Wednesday by the Rev. Thomas J. O’Hara, C.S.C., Provincial Superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers, after watching the announcement live today at provincial administration offices in Notre Dame:

“The United States Province joins our fellow Catholics around the world in praying for God’s blessings upon Pope Francis I. We trust in God’s Divine Providence that our new Pope will lead the Church with zeal and provide a faithful example of steadfast stewardship and love.”

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