About Jorge Mario Bergoglio - new pope for Roman Catholics
Finally white smoke poured from chimney where 115 cardinal electors had finally chosen Jorge Mario Bergoglio named as Pope Francis 1 from Argentina to lead world's 1 billion plus Roman Catholics Taking the history of 2000 year old church, Francis is the 266th Pontiff. The announcement was made by a French cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran who spoke in Latin words as "Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum. Habemus Papam" which means "I announce to you a great joy. We have a pope".
Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in the year 1936 December 17 at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Francis completed his graduation from technical secondary school Escuelas Técnicas #27, Hipolito Yrigoyen in chemical technical field. His decision to become a priest emerged as he was 21 years old where he give more interests on religious studies. Jorge Mario Bergoglio has crowned the following positions till 2013.
1982-1997: Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires
1992-1997: Titular Bishop of Auca
1998-2013: Archbishop of Buenos Aires
2001-2013: Cardinal-Priest of St. Roberto Bellarmino
1998-2013: Ordinary of the Ordinariate for the Faithful of the Eastern Rites in Argentina
Profile of Pope Francis - Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Pope Francis birth place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pope Francis birth date: 17th December 1936
Pope Francis nationality: Argentine
Predecessor: Benedict XVI
Graduated from: technical secondary school Escuelas Técnicas #27, Hipolito Yrigoyen
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