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Just as the billows of white smoke emanating from the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City signal the election of a new pope, so does the name he chooses for himself signal his aspirations for his papacy.Â Pope FrancisÂ broke precedent by picking one that had never been used before, but which has deep meaning for him and projects a strong symbolic resonance to the outside world.
The new Pope revealed that the inspiration for his chosen name was St. Francis of Assisi (born Giovanni), the venerated patron saint of animals and the environment, known for his humility. Â He also stated that in the cardinals’ name discussions some of the papal appellations put forth were Adrian, and Clement, while others were hoping for Leo, who had been a beacon of social justice.
Are you watching The League?Â The FX comedy is about a group of friends who form a fantasy football league.Â Draft picks matter, in real sports as well as those played only on paper, and so the fourth season opened with a quandary.Â Dad-to-be Kevin had traded naming rights for his newborn son in exchange for a better draft pick.Â The new baby arrived, and Kevinâ€™s buddy named the bouncing baby boy â€¦ wait for it â€¦