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WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholics always like their pope but often ignore Catholic teachings. Now, a new survey on Pope Francis' first year finds that they "not only like the singer, they like the new song."


  1. Naturally, Pope Francis is a change for the better. Everyone can see he loves people and loves being compassionate. Even non-Christians readily return the favor.

    But Popes come and go.
    The Bible is the barbaric ball and chain which will live on as it always has, spreading division, contempt for this life and the lies of thousands of years.

    When a Pope disowns the Bible we will truly be able to celebrate something significant.

  2. “The shepherd should smell like his sheep”
    Pope Francis
    It’s all about the basics, it’s everyone of us who make religion complicated…Pope Francis is hel
    ping us Catholics to remember this important truth. The Marines say it best, “Deeds; not words” Semper Fi