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Pope Francis on Biography~Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 17, 1936, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis on March 13, 2013, when he was named the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Bergoglio, the first pope from the Americas, reportedly took his papal title after St. Francis of Assisi of Italy. Prior to his election as pope, Bergoglio served as archbishop of Buenos Aires from 1998 to 2013 (succeeding Antonio Quarracino),

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Interactive biography: Pope Francis

The sins of the Argentine church, by Hugh O'Shaughnessy - "What scandal would not have ensued if the first pope ever to be elected from the continent of America had been revealed as an accessory to murder and false imprisonment"

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Pope Francis timeline - he had part of his lung removed, became a Jesuit, AND holds a doctorate!!! Plus he taught high school... already a saint if you ask me! ;D

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First English-language biography of Pope Francis available now. I've heard wonderful things about this book and hope to read it.

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Pope Francis, Jorge Mario Bergoglio - Holy Father - The Holy See http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/speeches/2005/june/documents/hf_ben-xvi_spe_20050606_convegno-famiglia_en.html