A new pope has been elected today, and he is an Argentinian – the first Latin American pope in over 1000 years. His chose the papal name Pope Francis I.
1. He comes from a humble background, born to Italian immigrants in Buenos Aires.
2. He is 76 years old.
3. He is the first pope that was not born in Europe
4. He was the Archbishop of Buenos Aires prior to his election.
5. He DOES NOT SUPPORT gay marriage or abortion.
Viva il Papa!
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