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Francis raps: #PopeBars mesmerizes social media


God bless the Internet.

Pope Francis' three-country trip to Africa, which concluded Monday, presented numerous memorable moments, including in the Central African Republic, a war-torn country where he brought a message of peace in addition to opening early the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

But in the age of gifs and memes, the image is king. So it goes for Francis in Africa.

As the trip wrapped up Monday, a picture of the pope from the Agence France-Presse, taken by photographer Gianluigi Guercia, caught fire online.


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January 29-February 11, 2016


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