Since he was elected the leader of the Roman Catholic Church earlier this year, Pope Francis has made a lot of headlines.
He has gained attention for sneaking out in disguise to help the homeless and for joining Twitter.
Pope Francis’ latest headline is the cover of Time Magazine as the 2013 “Person of the Year”.
Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs says Time gave him the honor for his importance as “a new voice of conscience”.
He beat out the likes of Edward Snowden, Senator Ted Cruz, and Miley Cyrus.
Father Tim Gollob with Holy Cross Catholic Church in Dallas joined Jason Wheeler on News 8 at 4pm to talk about what the honor means.