Labasci http://nhpr.org en New Hampshire Catholics Celebrate New Pope http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-catholics-celebrate-new-pope <p></p><p>Catholics held a special mass in Manchester Wednesday night to celebrate the selection of the new pope.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Parishioners gathered on short notice at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Wednesday night to commemorate the anointing of Jorge Mario </span>Bergoglio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Pope Francis I.</span></p><p>Bishop Peter&nbsp;Labasci was on hand to lead the mass. He asked those in attendance to welcome the new pope and to pray for his success in leading the church.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:06:21 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 23657 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire Catholics Celebrate New Pope