He’s been in office less than a year. But he hasn’t wasted any time attracting attention, ironically, through a demeanor that oozes humility. The attention he has garnered has been just what the papacy and the church needs, even if there are critics who don’t want the kind of attention he is attracting.
But clearly, Francis is winning over the world. I’m not even Catholic, and I think the guy is amazing.
The Pope has been the most talked about person on Facebook and other social media this year. TIME magazine’s choice doesn’t crown a person of the year, so much as it acknowledges what everyone already knows.
Now we are coming up on a new year, which is the perfect time to make a resolution.
What if I resolved that next year, I was going to be Person of the Year?