Happy birthday, Pope Francis! The Holy Father turns 80 on December 17.
Pope Francis turns 80 on December 17, and well wishes are coming in from around the globe. Well-wishers have options for wishing Pope Francis a happy birthday.
Here’s how you can wish Pope Francis a happy birthday:
TWITTER: Tag Pope Francis using his handle, @Pontifex
INSTAGRAM: Use his handle on there, @Franciscus
On Catholic Online: Light a candle for the Holy Father at https://catholiconline.shopping/pages/prayer-candles When you light a candle, you will also be able to include a prayer or well wish you can share with your family, friends and neighbors, if you choose.
Yesterday, he was presented with a large birthday cake prepared by chefs in the shape of a globe and decorated with olive branches.
Happy birthday, Pope Francis, we pray for your long life, health and continued wise leadership.