12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 12:40:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2014 08:08:04 AM CDT

Pope Francis marks the first anniversary of his papacy today. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

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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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