I really do want to like this pope. And I really do like many of the things he's said (I especially loved the remark that shepherds should smell like their sheep). But his admirers in the secular media are making it difficult. I know, they always distort things where the Church is concerned, and he can't be held responsible for that. But I'm not simply being reactionary. I really have my doubts as to whether these apparent efforts on his part to take attention away from the more difficult questions will have the effect of drawing people in, or will simply encourage the Church's enemies.
And there's also, of course, the implicit rebuke--not only from the media, but imputed to Francis as well--to the past two popes. It is massively unfair, at least--if not actively dishonest--to suggest that either of them "focused" on "gays and abortion." It is the sort of calumny (like "pro-lifers never do anything to help pregnant women") that makes me see red on behalf of the calumniated.
I have not actually read the interview yet, btw (it's here). And I have to admit, with much embarrassment, that I haven't even read Lumen Fidei yet.