Your 30 Seconds with Pope Francis

Your 30 Seconds with Pope Francis

America Media asks: "If you had 30 seconds with Pope Francis, what would you say?" For more on Pope Francis, check out this week's special edition of America magazine, offering an in-depth preview of the upcoming papal visit to the U.S. Online at

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Paul Ferris
3 years 8 months ago
Easy: Canonize my beautiful parents...Joe and Sadie
3 years 8 months ago
I hope you stay healthy and happy for many years to come!!!
William Atkinson
3 years 8 months ago
Forgive ALL, Unconditionally Accept ALL, Do not use the Eucharist as conditions, Grow the church.
Joseph Johnston
3 years 8 months ago
When you look at the issue of poverty, please check out the ideas of Henry George, who wrote the book, "Progress and Poverty". He looks at land, who owns it, how they got it, who gets the land rent, and what we can do about it


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