"I Am Hopeful," Cranford's Mayor Says About New Pope
Tom Hannen, a Catholic calls the new pope "a person of the people."
"I am hopeful for our newly Holy Father," said Mayor Tom Hannen, Cranford's mayor and a Catholic.
News broke earlier today of the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the role of pope.
"From what I've read, he is a person of the people," commented Hannen.
"You don't give up the ability to live in a palace, to live in an apartment, or give up your chauffeur said Hannen.
"With the challenges facing our faith, my prayers are with him," he said.