The quotable pontiff’s style is made for the Twitter age. Here are some of his most widely shared quotes, from ‘Who am I to judge?’ to ‘even the atheists’ are redeemed.
"Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world," Francis said in a document describing his papal mission statement. "This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power...Meanwhile, the excluded are still waiting." Buy Photo
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