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Pope Francis Madness: Round 3
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When Pope Francis said: “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?”
When Pope Francis compared the Church to a field hospital after battle: “It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol…you have to heal his wounds. Then we can talk about everything else. Heal the wounds.”
When Pope Francis embraced a man disfigured by neurofibromatosis.
When Pope Francis wore a clown nose to celebrate with a newlywed couple.
When Francis made friends with a little boy who wandered onto stage during the pope’s address to a crowd of families. Click here to watch.
When Pope Francis began driving around in a used 1984 Renault. Click here to watch.
On Holy Thursday when Pope Francis washed, dried and kissed the feet of 12 inmates (2 Muslim, 2 women) at Casal del Marmo jail, a juvenile detention center.
When Pope Francis went back to pay his hotel bill the day after he was elected pope.