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Five Years Later Changes under Pope Francis are Revealing his Jesuit DNA

The story is often told: Pope Francis is on a return flight to Rome, following the World Youth Day celebration in Rio de Janeiro. He walks back to the press compartment and surprises everyone with an impromptu news conference, standing in the aisle for 81 minutes and answering every question thrown at him by reporters. Asked about homosexuality, the pope makes what would become his emblematic utterance: “If a person is gay and seeks the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge that person?”