Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born on December 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires. After graduating as a chemical engineer, he decides to become a priest.

In 1969 he was ordained a priest, in 1973 he made his perpetual vows with the Jesuits. In 1998 Bergoglio became Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and in 2001 Cardinal.

In 2005, at the conclave following the death of John Paul II, the Argentine received a few dozen votes. But Joseph Ratzinger becomes Pope. After the resignation of Benedict XVI. Bergoglio becomes head of the Catholics in 2013. He calls himself Francis.

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