Pope Francis is breaking with tradition and changing the tone of the papacy, both to the delight and chagrin of the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis is raising eyebrows again with his comments about gays, telling reporters "Who am I to judge?" homosexuals who embrace God. Never one to follow the rules, Francis is becoming known as the "People's Pope" for his simple lifestyle, humble persona and breaks with tradition.
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