Sovereign of Vatican City State
Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and …
Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City. He chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere and the first non-European pope since the Syrian Gregory III, who died in 741.
- Born: Dec 17, 1936 (age 79) · Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Albums: Wake Up!
- Parents: Mario Jose Bergoglio (Father) · Regina Maria Sivori (Mother)
- Education: University of Buenos Aires
- Office: Sovereign of Vatican City State (Since 2013)
- Siblings: Marta Regina Bergoglio (Sister) · María Elena Bergoglio (Sister)