Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Buenos Aires, Argentina is the new Pope Francis I.
God bless Pope Francis I!
- Born in December 1936 in Buenos Aires, Bergoglio is the son of an Italian railway worker
- He became a priest at 32, nearly a decade after losing a lung due to respiratory illness
- He was leading the local Jesuit community within four years
- In 2010, Bergoglio challenged the Argentine government when it backed a gay marriage bill
- He prefers to travel on the underground and when he goes to Rome he flies economy class