Friday, July 19, 2013

Pope Francisco on Cover of Time Magazine, Again

For the second time since being appointed pope this year, Pope Francisco is on the cover of the international edition of Time magazine.
Pope Francisco on Cover of Time Magazine

Pope Francisco appears in the cover of Times magazine that will be released next Monday, with the title "Pope of the people. " The article highlights the role of the new pope, the fight against poverty and the possible changes in the Vatican. Controversy over the horns of the pope on the cover is making headlines across Europe. The letter M behind the pope makes a horn figure which has sparked outrage among faithfuls who took to social networks to express their feelings . They say that the publication makes the head of the Church seems Satan .
Cover of Time Magazine
The cover story also features “After Trayvon,” The article focuses on the effects of the verdict on a nation with a black President that has yet to fulfill his post-racial promise. The trial may have ended, but its repercussions have only begun.
                                              Time cover story also features “After Trayvon,

The night that a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman of killing Travyon Martin, Otis Moss III, the pastor of Barack Obama’s old Chicago church, Trinity United Church of Christ, sat down to talk with his son after watching the verdict. “Daddy, am I next?” asked his 12-year-old.

It is a haunting question that parents across the country are grappling with in the wake of Martin’s tragic death. It comes just a month before the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington. As the poet Maya Angelou put it, Martin’s death and its aftermath had a collective effect. “What is really injured, bruised, if you will, is the psyche of our national population,” she says. “We are all harmed. We are all belittled.”


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