Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Pope Francis is TIME’s Person of the Year
December 11th, 2013

The Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, as the someone who had the greatest impact on the world, for good or bad, during 2013.

Pope Francis: ‘I Want a Poor Church and a Church for the Poor’
March 16th, 2013

The new Pope has revealed how he chose the name Francis as his official title, saying his choice was inspired by St Francis of Assisi and reflected his desire for the Catholic Church to be an institution “of the poor, for the poor.”

New Pope: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Becomes First Pontiff from the Americas
March 13th, 2013

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a 76-year-old Argentinean, became the first Latin American pope on Wednesday.