On the anniversary of his election, Freddy Gray, Peter Stanford and Fr Lucie-Smith each reveal their piece of advice for Pope Francis

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Pope Francis was elected a year ago today, to a chorus of “Bergoglio who?” in news rooms around the world. On that electric Wednesday evening journalists everywhere were eager to know more about the enigmatic first Latin American Pope.

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Twelve months on, how much more do we know? Who is Francis really and where is he leading the Church? Is the so-called Franciscan revolution merely stylistic or does it have real substance?

Catholic Herald blogger Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith, Spectator managing editor Freddy Gray and former Catholic Herald editor Peter Stanford get stuck into these questions.

Let us know your views below.

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