The two sides of Pope Francis I

Today marks the 100th day of Pope Francis I’s tenure as head of the Roman Catholic Church.

After Pope Benedict XVI became the first Pope in nearly 600 years to resign, Pope Francis I (formerly known as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio) was called to reconcile the Church with the thousands of followers whom, amidst sex scandals and the Church’s conservative views on homosexuality, birth control and feminism, turned their backs on religion.

Daniel Gawthrop is one of those followers. He left the Church tired of waiting for radical change, and now considers himself an atheist. But he doesn’t shy away from having a strong opinion on the Church and its leaders.

Read the full story here.


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