11 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 12:40:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Dec 17 2015 10:41:06 AM CST

With Pope Francis in Cuba to meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. Learn more about the leader of the Catholic Church with 11 interesting facts.

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5. After years of teaching at Catholic school and seminaries and spending time counseling priests, Bergoglio became the new archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998 and was made cardinal in 2001.

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