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...
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...
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, ...
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 ...
Nov 19, 2016 ... Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals from around the world, many of whom will
help name his successor.
Oct 9, 2016 ... Pope Francis on Sunday announced the appointment of 17 new cardinals -
including three from America - in a surprise announcement during ...
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.
Oct 9, 2016 ... Nominees from far-flung places include 13 cardinals under 80 years old who
could potentially succeed present pontiff.
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 ...