Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he celebrates his 85th birthday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he celebrates his 85th birthday. Photo: AP

Pope Francis on 85th birthday remains strong, energetic and robust with his reforms

  • Pontiff celebrates birthday in year he cut pay for cardinals, approved law for investigating sex abuse cover-up, and curbed abuses of power
  • Despite recent surgery he took a whirlwind trip to Cyprus and Greece and jaunts to Iraq, Slovakia and Hungary campaigning for a sustainable and just world

Topic |   Pope Francis
Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he celebrates his 85th birthday. Photo: AP
Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he celebrates his 85th birthday. Photo: AP
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