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Time Magazine: Pope Francis Listed Among 100 Most Influential People

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Time Magazine: Pope Francis Listed Among 100 Most Influential People

Pope Francis is among the leaders highlighted by Time Magazine for their 2017 list of most influential people | Image: Catholic News Agency

Time Magazine has included Pope Francis on its 2017 list of the world’s 100 most influential people. The nomination included a brief reflection on Pope Francis, written by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago, who reflected on the Pope’s humility, saying that his powerful witness is what attracts so many people to his message.

“Before being elected Pope, Francis gave a speech to his fellow Cardinals warning against becoming a ‘self-referential’ church, rather than one that goes out of itself to the margins of society to be with those who suffer.” “That is where God is working in the world and where he calls us to be.  Read the full story…. catholicnewsagency.com

 

From Nigeria, to Ireland, to Rome: All to see Pope Francis

These Nigerian priests studying in Ireland express their gratitude for being sponsored on a trip to see Pope Francis. According to one priest, “Pope Francis is one who has passion for the poor”.

 

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http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2017/04/22/vaticans-security-chief-arrives-cairo-prepare-arrival-pope-francis/Vatican’s security chief arrives in Cairo to prepare for arrival of Pope Francis – Daily News Egypt Pope Francis is set to visit Egypt on 28-29 April and is scheduled to meet with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and then with Al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb to mend ties between Muslims and Christians. He will also be giving a speech at the …

 

http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/nation/2017/04/20/time-magazine-influential-people/100699436/Trump, Pope Francis among Time’s 100 most influential – The Detroit News New York — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis join the likes of singer Demi Lovato and actress Viola Davis on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people. The latest edition of the magazine’s annual list is an eclectic group that also …

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/19/world/europe/bill-oreilly-meets-pope-francis-in-vatican-vip-line.htmlBill O’Reilly Meets Pope Francis in Vatican VIP Line – New York Times ROME — Bill O’Reilly, the powerful Fox News host forced out of his prime-time position on Wednesday amid a barrage of sexual harassment allegations, spent the morning of his firing briefly meeting Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square during the pontiff …

 

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