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Pope Francis I was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis I on 13 March 2013. He succeeded Pope Benedict XVI, who had stepped down a month earlier. Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born and raised in Buenos Aires, the son of an Italian immigrant. In the la... More>>

Pope Francis - Wikipedia

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Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title ...... as it was becoming clear during the conclave voting that he would be elected the new bishop of Rome, the Brazi...

Pope Francis - Pope - Biography.com

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Nov 21, 2016 ... Learn more about Pope Francis, also known as Jorge Mario ... “A delicate balance is required to combat violence perpetrated in the name of a religion, .... a statement about the new pope: "As the first pope from the Americas, ...

Pope Francis Names 17 New Cardinals, Including 3 Americans ...

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Oct 9, 2016 ... Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square on Sunday. With his selections, Francis “is making sure that his successor follows his line of thought,” one ...

Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals of Roman Catholic Church ...

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Nov 19, 2016 ... Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals from around the world, many of whom will help name his successor.

Pope Francis Names 17 New Cardinals, Including 3 U.S. Moderates ...

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Oct 9, 2016 ... Pope Francis on Sunday announced the appointment of 17 new cardinals - including three from America - in a surprise announcement during ...

Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals, including 3 Americans ...

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Oct 9, 2016 ... VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Thirteen are under 80 years old and eligible to enter a conclave to choose his successor -- or become the next pope.

Vatican: Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals - News from Al ...

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Oct 9, 2016 ... Nominees from far-flung places include 13 cardinals under 80 years old who could potentially succeed present pontiff.

Pope names new group of cardinals, adding to potential successors ...

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Oct 10, 2016 ... Pope Francis on Sunday promoted 17 Roman Catholic prelates from around the world to the high rank of cardinal, including 13 who are under ...