Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a young woman at the end of his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on Wednesday. The pope has now joined Instagram — although his account will be filled with press photos, not with selfies.
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The image of Pope Francis ended up on these slices of toast thanks to a special toaster with metal stencillike inserts. But in most cases where people report seeing faces in their food, their brain is behind the illusion.
Among bishops and priests, Pope Francis is in familiar — and lighthearted — territory. But among non-Catholics in the U.S., the pope's comments have also generated significant enthusiasm.
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