Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus; Italian: Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, in which capacity he is Bishop of Rome and absolute Sovereign of the Vatican City State.Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Bergoglio worked briefly as a chemical technician and nightclub bouncer before entering the seminary. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1969, and from 1973 to 1979 was Argentina's Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus. He became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998, and was created a Cardinal in 2001 by Pope John Paul II.
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  • Pope Francis to Bless Instagram?

    …, and his account was nearing 9 million followers at the time of this post. Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in February, according to Time. There is already an Official Vatican Network Instagram account, which has more than 79,000 followers. Readers: What are your thoughts on Pope Francis joining Instagram? Image courtesy of Pope Francis’ Twitter account. …

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  • The 5 Best Publishers on Instagram (and What You Can Learn From Them)

    … news content. Because social media is less formal than television or print, it’s a great place for publisher brands to let their hair down and have some fun. Take, for instance, this awesome photo ESPN just posted of the Pope hanging out with the Harlem Globetrotters. New York Magazine As far as I’m concerned, basically everything New York…

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