He tried to pay for it with flowers. From the Associated Press:
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis confessed Thursday that he took the rosary cross of his late confessor from his casket and wears it to this day in a fabric pouch under his cassock. He said he did so telling the late priest, “Give me half your mercy.”
Read the rest here.
First it’s swearing and now this. Whatever will we do? Perhaps we will learn, at some point, who the confessor was. (It was Fr. José Aristi, a Sacramentine father who served as a confessor in the Basilica of the Holy Sacrament in Buenos Aires for his entire life, who died when Bergoglio was auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires.).