Cardinal Wilfrid Napier Calls Cardinals Closer Since Last Conclave

In another conversation with a Cardinal who will be selecting our next Pope, Catholic News Service interviews Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Archbishop of Durban in South Africa, reflects on how the College of Cardinals is “closer” to one another than they were at the last Conclave. I love his reference to “googling” his fellow Cardinals!

Cardinal Napier is one of our “wired” shepherds at the Conclave with his own blog and an active Twitter presence. I love that in following the Cardinal’s tweets, average Catholics like me have the chance to interact in such an amazing way with the men who will be at the heart of this decision.

In other news, if you’re a Cardinal Napier fan consider a trip to the Durban Country Club for the Cardinal’s Golf Day. Looks pretty cool!

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!


Let's Skip the Pizza Tonight and Provide Emergency Shelter in Nepal
Vatican's Msgr. Tighe on Proclaiming (or not) Catholicism in 2025
Prayers for Precious Souls Lost in #CharlestonShooting
#LaudatoSi: The Encyclical, The Movie?
About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa Hendey is the founder and webmaster of and the author of The Grace of YesA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa writes for several online and print publications, enjoys speaking around the country and is a frequent television and radio guest and host. Visit her at and connect with her at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.