Will Pope Francis have a short papacy? Don’t bet on it


Pope Francis arrives to lead a special audience with faithful from Cassano alpo Jonio diocese at the Vatican on February 21, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Osservatore Romano *Editors: This photo is not available for republication.

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(RNS) Clearly, say those familiar with the pope’s thinking, he is enjoying himself and is willing to go on as long as God sees fit.