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March 14, 2013 8:18 AM
10 facts about Pope Francis
Posted by Staff
Politico reports:

Jose Mario Bergoglio was named Pope Francis on Wednesday. The 76-year-old was a surprise choice as many observers expected the College of Cardinals to choose a younger man after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Here are 10 things you should know about the Argentine:

1. Francis is the first Jesuit to serve as pope. In the United States, Jesuits are best known for founding colleges and universities, including Boston College, Georgetown and Marquette University. Facebook Fark Furl
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