Category: Catholic

New pope takes the name Francis

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Pope Francis. The first pope from South America, from Argentina. The first non-European pope since the 8th Century. Said to be a humble man who voluntarily gave up many of the trappings of a cardinal, such as his chauffeur, because he wanted to remain humble and simple. Taking the name Francis, the name of a saint who also wished to live a simple, unpretentious life. The first pope to take the name Francis.

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