Pope Francis has become the most popular world, according to a recently poll by WIN/Gallup.

This was found out in interviews with 1,000 people from 64 countries:



  • Franciscus is +41 ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama and + 30 on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
  • He transcends his own Roman catholic preaching into a positive image globally.
  • Pope Francis enjoys enormous goodwill and won the hearts and minds of many people during his three years of papacy.
  • Portugal (with 94 % favorable)  and the Philippines (93%) like him most.
  • The lowest rating are in the three Muslim countries Tunisia, Turkey and Algeria.
  • Roman Catholics (no wonder), but as well Jews have the most favorable opinion.


You now even can follow Pope Francis from Rome on Instagram.

But don’t mess with him!