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Pope Francis: Opening the Doors a Bit More

Pope Francis has been an outspoken critic of a social and economic system based on massive inequality and surprised many by his famous statement on gays, "who am I to judge?" From brokering a thaw in the relationship between the United States and Cuba to urging governments to treat migrants and refugees mercifully and senior Vatican officials to change their attitude, his actions continue to receive wide media coverage. Yet he also faces opposition, and huge challenges remain if the church is to become increasingly just and inclusive.
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