Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Published On: Oct 30 2013 02:43:39 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2014 11:35:18 AM CDT

Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. in Sept., to head the eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

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The new pope first broke historic ground by choosing the name Francis, as this is the first time the name is being used by a pope. Pope Francis chose his name in honor of St. Francis of Assisi because he is a lover of the poor.

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