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Pope Francis, Man of the Year? Not Yet

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Pope Francis may well be what he seems but it can not be denied that this pope is made-to-order. It is only by cutting through the 'spin' that we can know how genuine Francis and the change with which he being credited actually are.

Is Pope Francis Secretly Pro-Gay?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Why did Pope Francis, as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, rail against gays in such a bigoted way after he was unsuccessful in getting support for civil unions in Argentina? Because one doesn't become pope by doing otherwise.

Pope Francis I: Well-Timed Sex and Mafia Scandals

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

However it came about, the Vatican is now ruled by a Jesuit pope committed to helping the powerless and the poor, and his election was apparently made possible by the downfall of the privileged and the greedy.

Meet The New Pope: Same As The Old Pope

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

When the new pope supports the freedom and equality of all people regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and when he shows the world that he has the courage to expose and prosecute every child-raping priest in the Catholic Church, I'll have some respect for him.

LOOK: The Funniest Memes On New Pope Francis

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Latino Voices

As soon as it was announced that Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had been elected as the new pope, becoming Pope Francis or Papa Francisco, p...

A Pope Mistreated by Kirchner's Government

Andy Jud | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Andy Jud

It really is big news for Argentina. Jorge Bergoglio is very well known in a country where the proclamations of the Church and Bergoglio himself had for years been mistreated and neglected by the Kirchners.

Pope Francis' Innermost Secrets Revealed

The Huffington Post | Mandy Fridmann | Posted 03.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Olga Wornat, an Argentine journalist and writer, is one of the few people outside the Church that has interacted closely with Jorge Mario Bergoglio, t...

Who Is Jorge Mario Bergoglio?

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.14.2013 | Latino Voices

The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76 year old Argentine Jesuit archbishop of Buenos Aires, as the leader of the Catholic world under the name of ...

'Rebuild My Church'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.14.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

While these are enormous challenges for Pope Francis, the grace of God is sufficient for faithful church leaders to lead. And Jorge Bergoglio is said to be such a man of God -- fervent in personal faith and consistent prayer.

Pope Francis I's First Address

Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis addressed the massive crowd in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City for the first time with his speech `'Urbi et Orbi." AP Reports the t...

LOOK: Argentinian President Reacts To New Pope

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took to social media within hours after the Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was chosen as...

The Daily Szep: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Paul Szep | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Paul Szep

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New Pope Was 25-1 Underdog

The Associated Press | Oskar Garcia | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion

Bettors gambling on Pope Benedict's replacement were very much wrong. Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, was a consensus 25-1 underdog ...

10 Better Choices For Pope

Posted 03.13.2013 | Comedy

Sure, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio seems like a good guy and it's cool that he's the first Latin American pope. Still, we can't help but think that ...

The New Pope's Celebrity Doppelganger Is ...

Posted 03.14.2013 | Celebrity

The Vatican has selected a new Pope and he has a celebrity doppleganger. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Of Buenos Aires, has been elected to be th...

The First Pope From The Americas

AP | BRIAN MURPHY and MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — On the streets in Buenos Aires, the stories about the cardinal who would become the first pope from the Americas often include a ...

Meet The New Pope

Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the new pope of the Catholic Church, taking the name Francis. The Associated Press ...