Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Posted: 1:58 PM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 7:56 PM EDT Jun 18, 2015

Pope Francis 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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In his encyclical on climate change released in June 2015, Francis challenged big business, stating, among many other things, "Is it realistic to hope that those who are obsessed with maximizing profits will stop to reflect on the environmental damage which they will leave behind for future generations?"

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