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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mac Lackey
Pope Francis urged leaders from more than 130 countries to "open a horizon of hope" as he celebrated his first Mass on Tuesday as the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Thousands thronged St. Peter's Square to cheer the new pontiff.
"What an amazing time to be here," said Mr. Lackey, owner of a technology company. "I've been taking photos all morning and sending them back to the states, waking up all my friends. Now I feel more connected, and I will be eager to see how this pope does in the future."