Pat is the former editor of our sister publication, Celebration, and he also served as NCR cartoonist. After retirement in 2016, Pat continues to contribute to NCR with his Francis comic strip.

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Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Francis and Brother Leo talk about if Gabby is an angel or perhaps a messenger of God.

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Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Francis, Brother Leo and Gabby discuss the church's current crisis and how it needs a "teachable moment."

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Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Brother Leo is facing a little virtual competition.

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Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: It seems Francis himself has recognized the humor inherent in being pope. "Francis," the comic strip, picks up on that cue.