12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 12:40:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 17 2014 09:04:09 AM CST

Pope Francis will make his first trip to the United States as pontiff next September. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis
1 / 13
Vatican TV

1. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, was selected as the 266th pope by 115 cardinals.

Most Popular

E-News Registration