The "Francis Effect" will certainly reverberate throughout the Catholic charity circles, but his popularity, and his US trip will echo throughout the entire nonprofit sector.
"The CEO of arguably the largest nonprofit social-service organization in the world is making his first trip to the United States this month. His name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio.
"But you probably know him as Francis.
"The wildly popular pope will visit New York, Philadelphia, and Washington during his visit this week, and while he will undoubtedly bring a message of love and salvation of the faithful of the Catholic Church, he will also signal an important moment in philanthropy — especially for Americans."--Tom Watson, The Chronicle of Philanthropy