And finally tonight, so much has happened today in rome, and as darkness falls on st. Peter's square, I want to go to abc's josh elliott one more time for your final thoughts, josh. First of all, what... See More
And finally tonight, so much has happened today in rome, and as darkness falls on st. Peter's square, I want to go to abc's josh elliott one more time for your final thoughts, josh. First of all, what a beautiful sight behind me and really after so much talk, this week especially about a pope to guide the church's uncertain future, about what sort of man could fill the breach left by benedict's stunning resignation, just over a month ago, a choice that would say as much about the direction the ruling body had chose tone go as it would about the man chose tone lead it. And so after a brisk five votes over two days, the electorate have chosen someone who has a life-long minister to the poor, figures to reach into the church's most humble past to chart that future. While this is a church that will grapple with major issues, tonight was, above all, a celebration for pope francis and the hundreds of thousands thronged here, one of history for the americas and one for all of us not to be forgotten, diane. And josh, I thank you, and as we heard him say to that crowd, he invited them on a journey, and he called it a journey of friendship, of love, of trust, and faith.
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