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Pope Francis

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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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 30 March, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 30 March, 2013, 4:58am

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

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