Pope Francis has turned 79 today and many can’t wait to wish him Happy Birthday!
On social media, Twitter is using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayPopeFrancis, Facebook is full of posts, and even on LinkedIn, word has spread.
During the General Audience yesterday, the faithful in St. Peter’s Square sang birthday wishes for the Pope, and Mexican journalist Valentina Alazraki gave him a birthday cake, in the shape of a sombrero.
Teddy Reno, a 90-year-old Italian singer, wrote a song for Pope Francis’ day, which he sang for the Pontiff.
This morning, the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, also sent the Pope birthday wishes. (D.C.L.)