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10 Times Pope Francis Won Our Hearts

Since Pope Francis became the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, he has never failed to amaze us. Here's a list of the times when Pope Francis completely won us over!

1

He urged everyone to not judge the LGBT community

He urged everyone to not judge the LGBT community
2

He showed he treats everyone the same.

He showed he treats everyone the same.

He hugged and kissed Vinicio Riva who has neurofibramotis, a genetic disorder, thereby showing how he treats everyone as children of God.

3

He acted against all the child abuse cases in the church.

He acted against all the child abuse cases in the church.
4

He supports the protection of Amazon rainforests

He supports the protection of Amazon rainforests

On his visit to Brazil, Pope Francis encouraged the natives to protect their lands and the rainforests against exploitation.

5

He kissed the feet of prisoners.

He kissed the feet of prisoners.

He ditched the usual ways and conducted one of the most masses of the year in the chapel of a prison. He also cleaned the feet of prisoners and kissed it.

6

He personally called and comforted a rape victim.

He personally called and comforted a rape victim.

On receiving a letter from a rape victim, Pope Francis personally called her up to comfort her and renew her faith in God.

7

He posed for a selfie.

He posed for a selfie.

Pope Francis proved that he was a Pope with forward thinking as he charmed his way into people's hearts by posing for a selfie.

8

He urged people to respect other faiths.

He urged people to respect other faiths.

In a world where war is being fought against faiths, Pope Francis urged everyone to respect each other's faiths and live harmoniously. He even encouraged Christians and Muslims to work together to achieve love.

9

He disguised himself so he could feed the poor.

He disguised himself so he could feed the poor.

The Pope used to often step out in the Vatican in disguise so he wouldn't need security as he went on the help the poor by feeding them.

10

He said Athiests aren't necessarily bad people

He said Athiests aren't necessarily bad people

He said, “Atheists are good people simply because they do good.” thereby shattering all previous notions set by the preceeding Popes.