Visits to the Vatican tripled last year as people hoped for a glimpse of Pope Francis.
Officials say more than 6.6 million people attended his events since March of 2013.
That's four million more than with Pope Benedict.
Pope Francis was recently named time's person of the year.
Some of the good deeds that caught peoples attention include inviting the homeless to his birthday and taking a teenage boy for a ride in the pope mobile.
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