The unconventional Pope Francis

Published On: Jul 29 2013 11:20:49 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2016 10:42:15 AM CDT

Pope Francis is again breaking with tradition in the Catholic Church, this time urging priests to be more accepting of gays and lesbians, divorced Catholics and non-traditional families. Check out other ways Francis has changed the tone of the papacy.

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Pope Francis blasted the Vatican's top bureaucrats at an annual Christmas gathering on Dec. 22, 2014 accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who make up the Curia of "spiritual Alzheimer's" and of lusting for power at all costs.

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