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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In his encyclical on climate change released in June 2015, Francis challenged big business, stating, among many other things, "Is it realistic to hope that those who are obsessed with maximizing profits will stop to reflect on the environmental damage which they will leave behind for future generations?"

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