ELSEWHERE: Papal Calling, or How to Have a Phone Chat with the Pope

If you take a call from a foreign number this week, and the person on the other end says, “It’s the Pope,” well, you might be on the phone with the Pope. Recently, a number of the faithful who have written Pope Francis have received a surprising phone call in return from the Vicar of Christ, whose casual phone rapport includes the encouragement to refer to him with an informal second-person pronoun. Read about it over at Talking Points Memo, where you’ll also find a handy list of suggestions for how to approach your chat with the Bishop of Rome.

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