Rolling Stone or Solid Rock?

Here’s my article on the Pope’s Rolling Stone cover for Aletia

Pope Francis is busy racking up magazine cover appearances. Within the last few months, his smiling face has graced the cover of Time as their Person of the Year. The New Yorker featured him front and center, as did the Italian edition of Vanity Fair and an American gay activist magazine, Advocate. Now the Pope headlines Rolling Stone magazine with a 7,700 word feature article entitled “Pope Francis: The Times, They are A-Changin’.”

In addition, the pop culture Pope took on a new appearance this week on a wall in the area of Rome called the Borgo, just outside the Vatican gates. The Pope – complete with a billowing cape – is shown flying up, up, and away like a superhero.

I hate to rain on the parade, but…

Read the whole piece here.

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