12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 12:40:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Dec 17 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Pope Francis turns 78 years old today. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

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11. Pope Francis is said to be a huge soccer fan, particularly of the San Lorenzo soccer club, one of Argentina's top clubs.

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