By Rick Cousins
Galveston County Daily News
At informal gatherings, it’s not uncommon to go from name dropping to comparing notes among friends as to the famous folks each have met. Perhaps one met a movie star once, or another a presidential candidate, or even a contestant from American Idol or The Voice. But it would be hard to top shaking hands with the Pope, the Holy Father, the Vicar of Christ on Earth.
The man who heads up Vatican City and the estimated 1.2 billion Catholics is not an easy fellow to come across for any given person.