Pope Francis greets public, goes off script
Pontiff talks about mercy, uses humor in appearances
Posted: March 18, 2013 at 1:11 a.m.
Walking up to crowds, shaking hands with surprised bystanders in the street, mixing his formal speeches with off the-cuff remarks, Pope Francis stamped his own style on the papacy Sunday.
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