Since assuming the papacy in 2013, Pope Francis has brought a new and at times quite controversial energy to the Catholic Church and its 1.25 billion followers.

As evident in his address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, the Pope diverges in style and substance from his …read more

Source:: The Lowdown

Where Pope Francis Stands on Six Hot Button Political Issues [Infographic] 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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