Pope Francis Named Time's Person Of The Year

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year.

In only his first year, the pope was selected by the magazine's editors as the person who had the greatest impact on the world, for good or bad, during 2013.

Time Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs said Pope Francis had changed the tone, the perception and focus of one of the world's largest institutions in an extraordinary way.

Edward Snowden, who leaked National Security Agency classified documents to the media, finished second as Time announced its choice on NBC's "Today" show Wednesday morning.


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