Pope Francis

  • The current pope, Francis (formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio), was elected on March 13, 2013. He is a pope of many "firsts", the first:
  •   - Jesuit pope
  •   - to take the name "Francis"
  •   - non-European in modern time
  •   - from the Western Hemisphere

Visit to the U.S.     September 22-27, 2015 

                                            schedule pending confirmation 

              22 White House visit in Washington DC
              24 Address at a joint session of Congress
              25 Address to the U.N. in New York
              26 in Philadelphia  




The Environment

Encyclicals and Apostolic Exhortations

See a Brief Biography of Jorge Bergoglio SJ


Speeches, Interviews, and Homilies


Announcements About the First Jesuit Being Elected Pope


  Quotes of Pope Francis



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