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TODAY   |  October 01, 2013

Pope criticizes ‘narcissistic’ leaders of Catholic church

In an interview, Pope Francis voiced his concern with what he calls “leprosy” in the Vatican. He also reveals that he was anxious when he was named pontiff and considered turning the position down.

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>> in a frank interview, pope francis says too many leaders of the catholic church let themselves be sickeningly flattered by aids. he called the vatican court the lepracy and said he considered turning down the nomination. his comments came as he prepared to meet with cardinals to discuss vatican reform.