Beyond Pope Francis: 10 More Conservatives Who Have Gone Liberal

Pope Francis has shocked the world and delighted all Catholics to the left of Antonin Scalia with his surprise shift from doctrinal conservative to social and economic progressive. But Rolling Stone's new cover star is far from the first right-of-center figure to push the limits of institutional orthodoxy and take a walk on the liberal side. A few stopped at showing brief flashes of humanity; some went all the way and pulled a Full Francis. By Jon Dolan

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