The unconventional Pope Francis

Published: Jul 29 2013 12:20:49 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 29 2013 03:53:04 PM EDT

Pope Francis is breaking with tradition and changing the tone of the papacy, both to the delight and chagrin of the Catholic Church.

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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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