Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 1936 as Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis is pope of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City State. He was elected by a papal conclave on March 13, 2013 following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on February 28, 2013.
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It's ridiculous, when you think about it. Even street cleaners make more than us. But ours is really hard work
Striking docker Wong Pit-loi
I do this with all my heart because it is my duty as a priest, as a bishop
Pope Francis on washing the feet of young offenders - including women - in Rome
It's a self-fulfilling prophecy. Many locals, especially retail investors, are very superstitious
Analyst Ben Kwong on the stock-market curse associated with TV shows starring Adam Cheng Siu-chow