Pope Francis delivers his own best metaphor for the "Francis Effect." And, I think the priest who was so invited to hop into the popemobile hit the nail on the head when the first word he uses to describe the pope is "happy."
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- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
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