Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:58:06 PM CST   Updated On: Sep 23 2015 12:09:28 AM CDT

With Pope Francis now in the U.S. for his first American visit, he continues to ride a wave of popularity that has earned him accolades and criticisms alike. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

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A December 2013 interview raised speculation that Pope Francis may be sneaking out of the Vatican at night to give money to the homeless. A source told The Huffington Post that "Swiss guards confirmed that the pope has ventured out at night, dressed as a regular priest, to meet with homeless men and women."

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