Posts Tagged ‘Person of the Year 2013’

Gay rights magazine names Pope Francis its person of the year

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The Advocate, a leading lifestyle magazine which actively promotes gay rights, has named Pope Francis its person of the year. “If someone is gay and seeks the Lord with good will, who am I to judge?” is the quote that earned the pontiff the title. The holy father’s made the statement during an interview with Read more

NZ media note Time’s choice of Pope Francis as Person of the year

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Time magazine’s choice of Pope Francis a Person of the Year has prompted interest from the New Zealand media. Auckland Diocese spokesperson Lyndsay Freer was interviewed on RadioLive last Thursday. Mrs Freer told CathNews, “It’s no surprise, after reading his apostolic exhortation, Joy of the Gospel, and the many impromptu homilies at his daily Masses and Read more

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year 2013

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Time Magazine named Pope Francis its person of the year after nine months of his papacy. “He took the name of a humble saint and then called for a church of healing,” Time wrote in its announcement quoted by CNN. “The septuagenarian superstar is poised to transform a place that measures change by the century.” Read more