The congregation of Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons is actively praying for the new pope to be sensitive to the needs of followers. Many also want him to have a progressive view regarding various social issues.
Wednesday afternoon, white smoke curled from a chimney on the Sistine Chapel signaling the selection of a new pope. He’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aries, Argentina. Now he's chosen the name Francis. A few hours earlier in the United States--catholics were praying the College of Cardinals would be led by the Holy Spirit as they selected a new leader.
North Carolina composer and University of North Carolina School of the Arts professor Kenneth Frazelle has written works for an extensive list of world-renowned performers including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Dawn Upshaw and choreographer Bill T. Jones just to name a few.
It was a week ago when the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it would close the control tower at Winston-Salem's Smith-Reynolds Airport. Today, March 20th, is the deadline for the airport to appeal that decision.