THE FRANCIS EFFECT

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According to many actions, it is real cool to be a Catholic these days. Some say Pope Francis has had a profound impact on Americans and most would agree it was a special sight to see.

The Pontiff closed his historic visit to the America, where he drew big and enthusiastic crowds wherever he went... Cuba, Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia.

Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

Pope Bids Farewell To U.S., At A Final Mass In Philadelphia http://n.pr/1h0Kq3u

Pope Francis ends landmark U.S. visit amid fanfare, skepticism http://to.pbs.org/1QHBnR4

Pope of the people, and the politics, in historic U.S. visit http://reut.rs/1PH2dc1 via @Reuters

Pope Francis condemns sex abuse: 'All responsible will pay' http://upi.com/6109427t via @upi

Hundreds of thousands flood Philly for Pope Francis' final Mass http://usat.ly/1KDp3jo via @usatoday

BBC News - Pope Francis: 'God weeps' at child sex abuse http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-34375068