U.S. Catholics, non-Catholics Continue to View Pope Francis Favorably
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January 18, 2017
U.S. Catholics, non-Catholics continue to view Pope Francis favorably
Some world leaders begin their tenures with high favorability ratings – only to see their popularity fall over time. But, in the U.S., Pope Francis remains as popular as ever, with seven-in-ten Americans saying their opinion of the pontiff is “very” or “mostly” favorable, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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