My understanding is that Frank took the name of Francis Xavier, not Francis of Assisi.
Then he should call himself Pope Francis Xavier not Pope Francis. There is only one Saint Francis as there is only one Saint Francis Xavier.
“Nixon To China”: that’s my Hope, and I’m sticking to it . . . for 48 hours or so.
At least his arguments won the day for his opponents! I’d be more worried if he were effective.
No. It was confirmed he took the name in honor of Francis of Assisi.