Running (and pondering) the popularity numbers for John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis…

Posted November 8, 2017 2:22 am by Editor

Running (and pondering) the popularity numbers for John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis…

One Catholic writer recently asserted that Francis is “probably the most popular pope in history.” The data don’t actually support that, since St. Pope John Paul had better numbers, but what they really show is that no matter who the pope is, Catholics are inclined to support him. Is it possible that in thinking that most Catholics evaluate popes in terms of left v…

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