Pope Francis Is Time's Person Of The Year 2013

Time Magazine named Pope Francis their Person of the Year 2013. Francis's papacy started early this year after Pope Benedict XVI decided to resign due to illness and old age.

Twitter seems excited about Time's pick.

If you don't know much about Pope Francis, here's a video to help you understand why Time picked him.

The other finalists for Person of the Year were NSA leaker Edward Snowden, gay rights activist Edith Windsor, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, singer Miley Cyrus, U.S. President Barack Obama, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services.

Thank you, Time, for not picking Miley Cyrus. If we gave awards, we'd dub Time the Magazine With Best Judgement Of The Year 2013. (Too bad, Rolling Stone.)

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