Shouldn't matter much to non-Catholics.
Some old guy isn't likely going to fix all the problems or make any significant changes to a church of what hundreds of millions?
One learns more by listening than talking.
I dig the dude. He acts like Jesus of Nazreth.
I've just read this article about Pope Francis saying Mass next Thursday in a prison for young offenders. I like it. Pope Francis breaks the mould again with ceremony at prison instead of St Peter's - Telegraph
I happen to be optimistic. Saint Francis felt that he had a command from Jesus to clean His house, and perhaps this is one reason Bergoglio chose "Francis" as his name.