PopeFrancis
Bishop of Rome
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Pope Francis in 2015
Papacy began 13 March 2013
Predecessor Benedict XVI
Orders
Ordination 13 December 1969 by Ramón José Castellano
Consecration 27 June 1992 by Antonio Quarracino
Created Cardinal 21 February 2001 by John Paul II
Personal details
Birth name Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Born (1936-12-17) 17 December 1936 (age 80)Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality Argentine (with Vatican citizenship)
Residence

Apostolic Palace, Vatican City (de jure)

Domus Sanctae Marthae (de facto)
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Dear pope Francis,

Today i have decided to request for your prayer ,as i am in a dilema i have no work and my kids are about to open school and it will be sad for them to stay home.Bless me and the works of my hands as i venture into my online business to support them.

Yours sincerely

Bernard k langat

+254722796323

kenya

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