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Pope Francis: A Biography of the First Jesuit Pope from South America



Pope Francis

Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on December 17, 1936, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He’s the bishop of Rome and the chief of the Roman Catholic Church since 2013. He was the primary pope from the Western Hemisphere, the primary from South America, and the primary from the Jesuit order.

Pope Francis was ordained a priest in 1969 and served as a bishop in Buenos Aires earlier than being elevated to cardinal in 2001. He was elected pope on March 13, 2013.

Pope Francis Age, Marriage, Career Net worth And More.

Pope Francis

The Pope is the bishop of Rome and the chief of the worldwide Catholic Church. The title of Pope has been used since in regards to the ninth century. The Pope is also called supreme pontiff (pontifex maximus or summus pontifex), Roman pontiff (Romanus pontifex) or sovereign pontiff. The Pope’s position is to unfold the teachings of Jesus Christ and to steer the Catholic Church. He’s answerable for deciphering scripture and making selections about church doctrine. He additionally has the facility to nominate bishops and different church officers.