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Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century.
Born: December 17, 1936 (age 83 years), Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Full name: Jorge Mario Bergoglio
Nationality : Argentina
Residence: Saint Martha House, Vatican City
Education: Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy (1980–