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TIME’s Person of the Year

Pope Francis blesses at the end of his weekly general audience at St. Peter Pope Francis blesses at the end of his weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito  

It’s Pope Francis. The news was announced on NBC’s TODAY Show at 7:40 a.m.  It’s the third time that a pope has been chosen for this coveted position. Hey, it was him or NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who declassified some 200,000 docs by handing them over to the media. Snowden slid easily in the number 2 spot.

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