The Word Among Us

June 2015 Issue

A Listening Pope

The “story” of Pope Francis

By: Fr. Guy Noonan

A Listening Pope: The “story” of Pope Francis by Fr. Guy Noonan

We all know that Pope Francis is very popular all around the world. A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that he is enjoying an 84-percent approval rating in Europe. Even in places that are less Christian or where he is less well-known, the pope is still popular, with 44 percent of Africans and 41 percent of Asians having a favorable impression.

Even non-Catholics are embracing this pope in a new way. His video message about Christian unity was eagerly received at an Evangelical conference...

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