Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan to talk about why some non-Catholics have serious "Pope envy." The subject of that envy, of course, would be Pope Francis, the gregarious leader presiding over a billion-plus religious subjects.

Pope Francis has addressed gay rights, a woman's role in church leadership, poverty, and many other subjects with an astuteness that escaped his predecessor. He's also suspected of stealing away from the Vatican at night to minister to the poor.

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