Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Posted: 1:58 PM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 11:27 AM EDT Sep 04, 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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Pope Francis drew a huge crowd outside an optician's office in Rome Sept. 3. He insisted on traveling to the shop contrary to the normal procedure of the optician delivering glasses to the Vatican, The Associated Press reported.

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