"I have the feeling that my pontificate will be brief - four or five years, even two or three. Two have already passed. It's
The popular pontiff drew about 5.9 million people to the Vatican in 2014 -- slightly less than the 6.6 million he drew in
The latest findings fit into the popular narrative of Francis, who has earned headlines for his humble and popular style
When he was archbishop, he didn't blame the declining number of Catholics in Argentina on "isms" like relativism or consumerism
Their concerns, while expressed in more muted tones, are tied to a number of markers: Francis is a Jesuit, for one thing