Till date, his tenure has been characterized by humility and outspoken support of the world’s poor and marginalized people, and he is actively involved in areas of political diplomacy and environmental advocacy.
His running at the age of 81 and till this date he remains unmarried. As he entered into the priesthood, he had no interest in any sort of relationship and attachment with girls from his early days.
Today, people around the world regards him as a spiritual and world leader. In September 2013, he held an event where more than 100,0000 people attended to pray for peace in Syria.