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 : Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 2:24am
 

My world has opened and closed all at once. Leaving me lost at sea without a compass ... at the moment all I can feel is alone

Lindsay Mills, girlfriend of whistle-blower Edward Snowden

 

The 'gay lobby' is mentioned, and it is true, it is there … We need to see what we can do

Remarks attributed to Pope Francis on a 'gay lobby' in the Vatican

 

There is a saying ... women should shut up in public

Australia's soccer coach Holger Osieck sparks a sexism storm with comments to an official

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