The Pope: Not just for Catholics anymore

September 15, 2015
By Jessica Ravitz

(CNN) - An ordained reverend raised as a conservative Baptist admits to having a “man crush” on the guy. A rabbi long-steeped in the climate crisis credits him for mobilizing Jews to action. An imam from Syria thanks him for protecting his family and people.

Pope Francis may be the head honcho of the world’s largest Christian church, but since he stepped into the papacy in March 2013, he’s captured hearts across religious – and even nonreligious – lines.