12-11-2013, 09:17 AM #1
Pope Francis is Time Magazine Person of the Year
Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year
Francis known for his simplicity, has reputation of being voice for poor
Author: By CNN Staff
Published On: Dec 11 2013 07:47:42 AM EST Updated On: Dec 11 2013 08:08:50 AM EST
Time has named Pope Francis its person of the year.
"He took the name of a humble saint and then called for a church of healing," Time wrote in its announcement. "The septuagenarian superstar is poised to transform a place that measures change by the century."
Following him in the top five were NSA leaker Edward Snowden, gay rights activist Edith Windsor, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
12-11-2013, 09:36 AM #2The enemy is here. beware
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Saw that one coming.Just know one thing, I am the majority.
12-11-2013, 10:29 AM #3Registered User
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Great choice! Luv him!
12-11-2013, 02:04 PM #4Registered User
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I just glad it wasn't Miley or Snowden. I perfer the pope.
12-11-2013, 02:20 PM #5
I know the artist that painted the coverI speak fluently in reaction gifs.
12-11-2013, 07:27 PM #6
They wimped out and played it safe - it should have been Snowdon. In 50 years, I doubt that Francis will be more than a name on a list.This my opinion and to the best of my knowledge, that is, if I'm not joking.
12-16-2013, 08:25 PM #7"If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you!"
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12-22-2013, 03:16 PM #8
"Who am I to judge?"
'Who am I to judge?': The pope's most powerful phrase in 2013
Could five little words uttered in 2013 change the course of the Catholic Church?
Pope Francis — also known as Time's Person of the Year and Twitter's #bestpopeever — has done a lot of talking since he was installed on the throne of St. Peter in March, tackling everything from luxury cars to income inequality in a series of interviews, sermons and written exhortations.
But for veteran Vatican watcher John Thavis, the pontiff's most significant pontificating came July 29 when he gave a press conference on a flight back from Brazil.
"Who am I to judge?" he asked...
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