David Gregory: Well there's 70 million Catholics in America so whoever the pope is is incredibly important. I believe this is the fourth most populous Catholic country in the world. So to have the head of the Catholic Church here is just always so significant to people and their faith journey in America within the Catholic Church.
I grew up with a strong sense of Jewish identity, but I didn't have much belief. And it makes sense, given who my parents are. My mom, Carolyn, grew up Catholic and left the faith when my sister and I were still little.
Excerpted from "How's Your Faith: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey" Six years after I became moderator of Meet the Press, I was facing the lowest moment of my professional career. I was about to leave the network for good.
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