Pope Francis, biography and reacts


Kitchen itself, moves in bus and he knows the Piedmontese dialect. This is the portrait of the new Pope Francis I.
The reactions of the world are very positive, the chosen name denotes a character and mission of humility ‘and mercy. The first pope Jesuit, who detaches from the church ordinary, a man much loved in Argentina.

David Cameron sead: “ Amomentous day for the 1.2bn Catholics around the world as ho Holiness Pope Francis I is appointed the 266th Bishop of Rome”, Omaba: “I Look forward to working with His Holliness to advance peace, security, and dignity for our fellow human being” .

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ordinary for Eastern-rite faithful in Argentina who lack an Ordinary of their own rite, was born on 17 December 1936 in Buenos Aires. Between 1964 and 1965 he taught literature and psychology at the Immacolata College in Santa Fe and then in 1966 he taught the same subjects at the University of El Salvador, in Buenos Aires. He was novice master at Villa Varilari in San Miguel from 1972 to 1973, where he also taught theology. On 31 July 1973 he was elected as Provincial for Argentina, a role he served as for six years. On 20 May 1992, John Paul II appointed him titular Bishop of Auca and Auxiliary of Buenos Aires. He was a member of:The Congregations for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments; for the Clergy; and for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life; the Pontifical Council for the Family; and the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.

The first Jesuit Pontiff, the first under the name of Francis was born in Buenos Aires December 17, 1936 to a family originally from Piedmont. The father is Mario railroad. From a young age, the future pope stands out for its simplicity of the Gospel and the affable character. Papa Francesco studied and graduated as a chemical engineer, but then chooses the priesthood and entered the seminary in Villa Devoto.
Latin America is celebrating the first ever Pope, who’s one of its very own. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998. Of Italian ancestry, but born in Argentina, where he’s lived most of his life…… he represents the old and new worlds. More than 40 percent of the World’s one billion plus Catholics live in Latin America. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner rather formally wished him a fruitful pastoral mission, with such tremendous responsibility on his shoulders.

Vatican City, 14 March 2013 (VIS) – During the course of this afternoon’s press conference, Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, repeated the information for the upcoming papal events after this afternoon’s Mass in the Sistine Chapel with the Cardinal electors.

On Friday, 15 March, at 11:00am in the Clementine Hall he will meet with the full College of Cardinals, electors and non-electors, in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace. As the Holy See Press Office spokesman noted, this will be a familial gathering, with the Pope personally greeting each of the cardinals.

The Pope will explain within the next fortnight why he chose the name Fancis I. it possible he picked the name to honour St Francis of Assisi, the 13th century Italian founder of the Franciscan order. He was a man who turned his bach on power he dedicate himself to a radical life of Christian Poverty, evangelisation and peace-making. But the choice of the name of the new Pope many also be connect to one of the first Jesuits – St Francis Xavier a missionary 

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