Really, really, go read this.
Tip 1: Don’t get your theology from journalists. Especially if you’re an extremist. (Especially of the twin “This pope is a heretic!!1!” or “This pope is NICE unlike all the others!!1!” sorts.)
Tip 2: The pope will not and cannot change Catholic doctrine.
Tip 3: It’s a Theology 101 kind of idea that “holy pagans” may, by God’s grace, be in heaven.
Tip 4: Pope Francis has said over and over again, including in his speech about the salvation of atheists, that salvation comes from Christ alone and that salvation is found fully only within the Catholic Church, the normative means of salvation on earth established by Christ.