Another sign that Pope Francis is an awesome guy!
On the heels of being named Time‘s Person of the Year in December, the Pope has reached a new rock star status by making it onto the cover of Rolling Stone, a feat that many would consider a miracle to achieve themselves!
You’ve got to Holy See this cover story! It’s papal-tating!
Mark Binelli of Rolling Stone manages to capture His Holiness’ unique kindness, as well as more of the complexities of his character:
“Since his election last March, Francis has consistently confounded expectations with the simplest of gestures: surprising desk clerks at the hotel where he’d been staying during the papal conclave by showing up to pay his own bill; panicking bodyguards by swigging from a cup of mat├â┬⌐ (the highly caffeinated tealike beverage popular throughout South America) handed to him by a stranger during a visit to Brazil; cracking up cardinals with jokes at his own expense hours after being elected (to those assembled at his first official dinner as pope, he deadpanned, ‘May God forgive you for what you’ve done’).”
Ah, what a pontiff!
We’re excited to see how Pope Francis continues to change the landscape of the Catholic Church over his reign!
[Image via Rolling Stone.]