He took the name of a humble saint and then called for a church of healing. The first non-European pope in 1,200 years is poised to transform a place that measures change by the century…
Managing editor Nancy Gibbs goes on to says Pope Francis has taken
the papacy out of the palace and into the streets…
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Father Federico Lombardi told TODAY in a statement that “the Holy Father is not looking to become famous or to receive honors. But if the choice of Person of Year helps spread the message of the gospel — a message of God’s love for everyone — he will certainly be happy about that.”
Just as well, he beat Miley Cyrus.