St. Thomas More
Rev. Monsignor Michael McCarron talks to the parish of St. Thomas More Catholic Church on Wednesday evening during Mass. Photo by Jill Nance
Fourth-graders at Holy Cross Regional Catholic School react Wednesday as the announcement of the new pope begins.
In this March 21 2011 photo, Argentina's Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio touches a baby after a Mass in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:57 pm
Updated: 9:27 am, Thu Feb 6, 2014.
While throngs gathered outside the Vatican Wednesday, Roman Catholics in Lynchburg celebrated the election of Pope Francis.
“Habemus Papam! [We have a pope]” the Rev. Monsignor Michael McCarron said among applause as he began Wednesday evening Mass at St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:57 pm.
Updated: 9:27 am.