Pope Francis I
Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was revealed Wednesday, March 13, 2013, to
be the new leader of the Catholic Church. He has taken the papal name;
“Francis I”. Pope Francis I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on
December 17, 1936
Francis I is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church. He was ordained as a priest in 1969. In 1998 he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, and in 2001 a cardinal. He was elected pope on 13 March 2013, following his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI's resignation on 28 February, choosing the name "Francis" (the first time a pope has taken that name) in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The Society of Jesus is a
Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The members
are called Jesuits and are also known colloquially as "God's Marines".
The society's founding principles are contained in the document Formula
of the Institute, written by Ignatius of Loyola. Jesuits are known for
their work in education (founding schools, colleges, universities and
seminaries), intellectual research, and cultural pursuits, and for their
missionary efforts. Jesuits also give retreats, minister in hospitals
and parishes and promote social justice and ecumenical dialogue.
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