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Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year

Updated: 12/11/2013 8:58 AM | Created: 12/11/2013 8:17 AM
By: The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.

The pope beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden for the distinction, which the newsmagazine has been giving each year since 1927.
 

Photo: TIME

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