Ventura County Star Interviews Dean, Student about Holy Father

Catholics express hope for pope from outside Europe

By Jean Cowden Moore, Cindy Von Quednow
Posted February 11, 2013

“The pope’s resignation surprised students at Thomas Aquinas College, a small Catholic school in Santa Paula, where the Rev. Hildebrand Garceau mentioned it during Monday’s Mass.

Student Andrew Meluch, 19, thinks he understands why the pope resigned.…”