(TV Series documentary)
Himself - Head of the Catholic Church (segment "Pope Francis")
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
48 Articles |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
Papa Francisco | Papst Franziskus
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[to the crowds thronging St. Peter's Square following his election] Now I would like to give the blessing, but first I want to ask you a favor. Before the bishop blesses the people, I ask that you would pray to the Lord to bless me - the prayer of the people for their bishop. Let us say this prayer - your prayer for me - in silence.
Reasserted the Catholic Church's conservative approach to various social issues in 2014, by reaffirming the doctrinal evaluation and criticism of U.S. nuns by the Holy See under his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. An assessment was made which accused the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, which represents about 57,000 sisters, or 80% of U.S. nuns, of promoting "radical feminist themes" and...