2014 Was A Banner Year for Pope Francis

This video highlights some of Pope Francis’s bold moves that have public diplomacy implications. In 2014, Pope Francis inserted himself as a peacemaker into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during a landmark trip to the Middle East. He also played a key role in mending US-Cuba relations. The Pope has taken multiple actions to make Catholic churches much more gay-friendly. His actions are often controversial but have helped enhance a revitalized and more attractive image of Catholicism. 

2014 a banner year for Pope Francis.


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