Jorge Mario Bergoglio

The Saint and the Pope: The tale of two Francises

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Oct 04, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

I didn`t want to become Pope, says Francis

Pope Francis has denied that when he was a cardinal he harboured ambitions to lead the Catholic Church.

Jun 08, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Pope`s sister prayed cardinals wouldn`t choose him

The sister of Jorge Mario Bergoglio has revealed that in the past, she had prayed that the cardinals wouldn`t pick her brother to be the new Pope.

Mar 19, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Kurien heads Indian team to Vatican for installation of Pope

An Indian delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Monday left for the Vatican from Delhi to take part in the installation of Pope Francis as the 266th Pontiff of Catholic church.

Mar 18, 2013, 19:15 PM IST

Pope`s former neighbour recalls his `love` letter

Amalia Damonte, the Argentine woman who grew up as neighbour of Pope Francis, says she was very briefly the object of his affections when they were both 12.

Mar 15, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

Pope Francis: 9 things that you must know

Pope Francis I’s is of Italian origin but belongs to Argentina.

Mar 14, 2013, 17:55 PM IST

Goa churches hold special prayers after election of new Pope

Special prayers were held during regular mass in Goa churches on Thursday after Pope Francis was elected to lead the world`s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.

Mar 14, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

New Pope posts first tweet

The Vatican authorities have send out the first tweet from the official account for Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who would be formally known as Pope Francis.

Mar 14, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

Francis I, the new Pope from `the end of the earth`

In a surprise development, the College of Cardinals on Wednesday elected a new Pope from Argentina.

Mar 14, 2013, 09:11 AM IST