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A young Fr. Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

Pope Francis celebrates 50th ordination anniversary by honoring his mentor

Dec 13, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Fifty years ago on Dec. 13, Jorge Mario Bergoglio was ordained a Jesuit priest in Argentina. As pope, he will... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square June 17, 2015.

Pope Francis lands in Japan, where he once hoped to be a missionary

Nov 23, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a meeting with bishops in Tokyo Saturday, Pope Francis recalled his former desire to be a missionary to Japan,... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to 5,000 journalists at Paul VI Hall.

Pope to journalists: 'I love you so much and I thank you for everything'

Mar 16, 2013

Pope Francis told thousands of journalists today he loved them and thanked them for their recent work.  Read more

Pope Francis.

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio elected as Pope Francis

Mar 13, 2013

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires has become the next Pope of the Catholic Church, taking the name Francis.  Read more