Pope Francis

Pope Francis demanded corporate industries and world leaders change the way they operate so the poor aren't left behind by the wealthy elite.
“We owe this to the young, to future generations,” the 84-year-old pope said.
Despite calls from lawmakers, anti-death penalty activists and the pope for mercy, 61-year-old Ernest Lee Johnson is set to be executed on Tuesday evening.
“It’s a bit strange, because humanity has a history of friendship with vaccines,” the Pontiff said.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic bishops must minister to politicians who back abortion with “compassion and tenderness.”
The three Christian clerics issued a joint appeal for delegates at the upcoming U.N. climate summit to “listen to the cry of the Earth” and make sacrifices to save the planet.
Of course, the Pontiff had to test out his new toy.
The pontiff, 84, had half of his colon removed last week for what the Vatican said was a “severe” narrowing of his large intestine.
Francis, 84, is expected to stay in Rome’s Gemelli Polyclinic, a Catholic hospital, for about seven days “barring complications,” said a Vatican spokesperson.
The Vatican said the pope had been diagnosed with a condition related to his large intestine.