Bishop of Rome
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Pope Francis in 2015
Papacy began 13 March 2013
Predecessor Benedict XVI
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)

Apostolic Palace, Vatican City (de jure)

Domus Sanctae Marthae (de facto)
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C\Why are priest unavailable to the congragation, or the bless a home?

Dear Pope,

The priest are not available to hear confession. Years ago there was always priest available to hear confessions, but now their to busy. Busy! The Lord gave them duties to minister, hear confessions, teach, guide, and bless us. These days we need to have priest available. I left a message to have my home blessed and no one every calls me back.

I appreciate the healing masses, but not all churches hold them. Why? These days we need healing in so many ways, yet very few churches have the healing masses.

We need the Healing Masses, a priest available to hear confession daily, and blessing of our homes. Priest need to connect with us and help us with out needs.

We need more..............

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