Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013. Francis is the first pope to be a member of the... Wikipedia

  • Church:  Catholic Church
  • 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
  • Residence:  Domus Sanctae Marthae
  • Motto:  Miserando atque eligendo
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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