Dean Cafardi Weighs in on Pope as Time's "Person of the Year"
KDKA NewsRadio 1020 reported that Time Magazine announced its annual "Person of the Year" on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, choosing Pope Francis. The magazine honored the Pope, saying that in his short time as the new leader of the Catholic Church, he has been able to change the perception of the institution.
Nick Cafardi, dean emeritus and professor of law and Vatican news expert," talked about Time's choice with KDKA NewsRadio 1020. Cafardi says he thinks that the Pope was the best choice based on how easily people have been able to see his genuine spirit.
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