As the "Pope of the People," Pope Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio) is famous for saying, "I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting, and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a Church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security. I do not want a Church concerned with being at the center and then ends by being caught up in a web of obsessions and procedures." From his humble beginnings to the leader of the Catholic Church, the story of Pope Francis has maintained his status as one of us.

Artist: Vincenzo Sansone
Writer: Michael L. Frizell
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