July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015

The People’s Pope

Photograph by Dave Yoder

At a general audience in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, Pope Francis rides in a popemobile without the protection of bulletproof glass. The pontiff wandered freely when he was a cardinal in Buenos Aires but cannot do so in Rome for his own safety.

See more pictures from the August 2015 feature story “Will the Pope Change the Vatican?”

3 comments
Stan Dalton
Stan Dalton

Your capture of “The People's Pope" is outstanding. I like the creativity, lighting, story and composition of this shot. Congratulations on making the 'Photo of the Day' with this picture.

Shabbir Ahmad
Shabbir Ahmad

Religious pictures!  Who will be next? The imam of the grand mosque!

Special Offers

  • multiproduct_email_100x75_jancover.jpg

    National Geographic

    Subscribe to National Geographic magazine and save. Print and digital editions available for as little as $12.