Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first... Wikipedia

  • Diocese:  Rome
  • See:  Holy See
  • Installed:  13 March 2013
  • Predecessor:  Benedict XVI
  • Ordination:  13 December 1969, by Ramón José Castellano
  • Consecration:  27 June 1992, by Antonio Quarracino
  • Created Cardinal:  21 February 2001, by John Paul II
  • Birth name:  Jorge Mario Bergoglio
  • Born:  December 17, 1936, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nationality:  Argentine (with Vatican citizenship)
  • Denomination:  Catholic Church
  • Residence:  Domus Sanctae Marthae
  • Parents:  Mario José Bergoglio and Regina María Sívori
  • Previous post:  Provincial superior of the Society of Jesus in Argentina (1973–1979), Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (1992–1997), Titular Bishop of Auca (1992–1997), Archbishop of Buenos Aires (1998–2013), Cardinal Priest of San Roberto Bellarmino (2001–2013), Ordinary of the Ordinariate for the Faithful of the Eastern Rites in Argentina (1998–2013), President of the Argentine Episcopal Conference (2005–2011)
  • Motto:  Miserando atque eligendo
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