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BusinessMirror—ROME—Pope Francis marked his 10th anniversary as pope on March 13 with a private Mass with cardinals and an appearance on what Vatican News has dubbed a “popecast.” The nine-minute podcast, released only in Italian, was published on the Vatican News web site and on Spotify. “It seems like yesterday,”

Francis' papacy has been good news for US Catholics. By encouraging people to listen to one another, Pope Francis has ignited a new sense of hope among Catholics, says theologian Hosffman Ospino.