Nearly three months ago, I wrote THIS about Time magazine’s impending decision on its Person of the Year:
Until yesterday, I would have thought that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden had a lock on the designation for 2013. But now I’m leaning toward Pope Francis, who is profoundly changing the face of the largest Christian denomination in the world
[W]hat makes this Pope so important is the speed with which he has captured the imaginations of millions who had given up on hoping for the church at all. ...