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World Leaders: Pope Francis and Buenos Aires

world leaders: Rating NNNWim Wenders's documentary about Pope Francis is shamelessly cuddly, obnoxiously titled and genuinely inspiring, according to NOW Magazine. What's best in A Man Of His Word emerges from its subject's ability to articulate and embody an ideology that embraces interfaith dialogue and transcends dogma. Opens Friday May 18 . See listing. The former Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Jorge Mario Bergoglio is, famously, the first pope from the Americas. Pope Francis insistently speaks on behalf of the poor, and this alone renders him an outlier among world leaders. Wenders's most significant contribution to our understanding of Bergoglio is to emphasize that he was also the first to take his papal name from Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and renouncer of wealth. ( As reported in the news.