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Pope Francis Person of the Year

Obama: Pope Francis ‘Makes Us Want To Be Better People'

USA Today | David Jackson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Time magazine listed Pope Francis in its annual “100 most influential people” issue and asked a fellow world leader to write a tribute: Pres...

Not Anywhere Close to Person of the Year: Why Time Magazine Is Wrong About Pope Francis

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Even if true, and the Pope were actually trying to make significant change, you don't get an "E" for effort in real life. Time's award is meant to note significant impact, not good intent. But worse, the Pope has not actually shown good intent, only good media skill.

Why Pope Francis Is Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Lapsed Catholic, atheist and people of other religions have all declared themselves a fan of this Pope. And, as a Baptist minister so have I. Pope Francis is the religious figure that the world has been waiting for.