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Pope's economic ideas rattle GOP

He draws crowds like a rock star, was named “Person of the Year” by Time as well as a gay rights magazine, and drew the ire of Rush Limbaugh for his criticism of “trickle-down” economics. Pope Francis has dramatically shifted the message and tone of the Vatican in the last nine months, and he’s …

The Pope's Christmas Wish: Hope For A Better World

Pope Francis on Christmas Day is wishing for a better world, with peace for the land of Jesus' birth, for Syria and Africa, as well as for the dignity of migrants and refugees fleeing misery and conflict.<p>Francis spoke from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica Wednesday to tens of thousands …

Pope's Approval Rating Soars: CNN Poll

The Holy See is about to get an early Christmas present this year.<p>A new CNN poll released Tuesday found that 88% of American Catholics view Pope Francis favorably. Additionally, nearly 75 percent of Americans in general think he's doing a good job.<p>It's been quite a year for the new pope. Named …