Saturday, February 1, 2014

Pope Francis' Gentle Revolution: Inside Rolling Stone's New Issue

Pope Francis on the cover of Rolling Stone. 
January 28, 2014 7:15 AM ET
Pope Francis
Stefano Spaziani
Nearly every Wednesday in Rome, the faithful and the curious gather in St. Peter's Square for a general audience with the pope. Since the election of the former Jorge Mario Bergoglio last March, attendance at papal events has tripled to 6.6 million. On a recent chilly morning in December, the thousands of amassed pilgrims appear to gleam in the sunlight, covering the square like a pixelated carpet. Maybe it's all the smartphones raised to the heavens.

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