Putin, Pope Francis on Forbes list of 10 most powerful people

(CBC News) Russia’s President Vladimir Putin repeats at the top of the Forbes list of the most powerful people. The 72-person ranking, one for every 100 million people on the planet, is an annual list put out by the business magazine.

The list, which is chosen by the editors of Forbes, seeks to rank people based on how much power an individual has and how he or she wields that power to shape the world. Pope Francis, who remains in fourth spot, greets the faithful as he rides in his Popemobile at the Vatican in April. [more]

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