Who Is Pope Francis?

In a short time, Pope Francis has emerged as a dynamic, energizing, and often controversial figure in the Catholic Church. National Geographic magazine offered an unprecedented look at Francis in its August 2015 issue. Join magazine Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg, photographer Dave Yoder, and writer Robert Draper, along with Washington, D.C.'s Cardinal Donald Wuerl, for an intimate discussion about Pope Francis and National Geographic's coverage.

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