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Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

HAMMOND | As the world learned a cardinal from Argentina would become the new head of the Catholic Church, a Hammond woman immediately recognized the name as a bishop she had met in the 1990s while living in the Latin American country.

March 19, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

Alejandra Keefe, of Hammond and originally from Argentina, sits in a pew at St. John Bosco Church in Hammond. Keefe met Pope Francis, then-Bishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, twice during theological seminars when she was 19 and 20 years old in Argentina. "It was a big shock that they elected him.…

March 19, 2013 3:30 pm
Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

Hammond woman recalls meeting Pope Francis at church conferences in Argentina

Alejandra Keefe, of Hammond and originally from Argentina, sits in a pew at St. John Bosco Church in Hammond. Keefe met Pope Francis, then-Bishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, twice during theological seminars when she was 19 and 20 years old in Argentina. "It was a big shock that they elected him.…

March 19, 2013 3:30 pm
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