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Listen: NCR's Joshua McElwee and Michael Sean Winters talk about Pope Francis' leadership and the legacy of his papacy, five years in.
In a conversation framed around the book A Pope Francis Lexicon, Catholic commentators gathered to discuss his pontificate on the fifth anniversary of his election.
Distinctly Catholic: Bishop Robert Barron's approach, sharp with criticisms of the ambient culture, many of those criticisms warranted — has this worked in the past 40 years?
In the five years since his election, Francis has implemented in the church a dynamic, well-considered transformation process, based on the principles of the Second Vatican Council.