Opinion Will evangelicals welcome Pope Francis? The good news depends on it (COMMENTARY) By William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove | September 22, 2015 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Opinion Subscribe to Opinion Pope Francis waves as he leads the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic Palace in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican August 9, 2015. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Tony Gentile *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-MILLER-COLUMN, originally transmitted on Sept. 15, 2015. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) There are more than 2,000 passages in the Bible that speak to the issues of poverty, justice, fair treatment for the vulnerable and the ethic of love. Indeed, these issues are central to our faith.