Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:58:06 PM CST   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.

Pope Francis, kids on Popemobile
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In April, Pope Francis took two lucky 11-year-olds on a spin through St. Peter's Square on his Popemobile. Italian fifth-graders Livio Bastianelli and Davide Maria Bianchi excitedly hopped aboard when the Pope offered and later told The Associated Press, "That never happens!"

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