Dolan: Pope Is a "Breath of Fresh Air"

Dolan told reporters Sunday that the pope "speaks like Jesus''

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    Cardinal Timothy Dolan

    New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is calling Pope Francis' recent comments a "breath of fresh air.''
     
    Catholics around the globe are expressing mostly positive reactions to the pope's remarks that the church has become too focused on "small-minded rules'' on hot-button issues like homosexuality and abortion.

      Dolan told reporters Sunday that the pope "speaks like Jesus.''
     
    A worshipper at St. Patrick's Cathedral, 73-year-old Marilyn White, said she welcomed the words of Francis.
     
    White said the pope has "sent a good message'' and opened dialogue and that he might bring people "back to the church.''

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