Greensboro, NC - As Pope Francis was introduced to the world, local Catholic Churches in Greensboro were also introduced to a man few people expected to become Pope.
Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name Francis, was not one of the Cardinals discussed in the Italian Press as a contender to succeed Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Following his announcement, stories of his humble lifestyle soon became one of the most discussed aspects of the new Pope.
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Greensboro held mass at 8:45 on Thursday morning to celebrate the election of Pope Francis.
Father Eric Kowalski spoke with with News 2 ahead of the mass. Watch the video for the full interview.