HISTORY AND EARLY LIFE
Pope Francis, originally known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was the first Pope from the Americas. He was born on December 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(81 yrs old). His parents, Mario Jose Bergoglio and Regina Maria Sivori, moved from Italy to Argentina in 1929, to escape the rule of Benito Mussolini. Jorge was born 7 years later.
Went to collage and became archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998
Pope Francis was the first Pope from the Americas. In 2013 Jorge was elected as Pope of the Roman-Catholic Church. He is still the current Pope.