The unconventional Pope Francis

Published On: Jul 29 2013 11:20:49 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 29 2013 11:31:03 AM CDT

Pope Francis is breaking with tradition and changing the tone of the papacy, both to the delight and chagrin of the Catholic Church.

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Atheists welcomed comments by Pope Francis in May that God redeems everyone, even nonbelievers. “The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone,” the pope told worshipers at morning Mass. “‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone!”

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