12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 12:40:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 14 2015 02:00:00 AM CST

As Pope Francis continues his tour of Asia, learn more about the leader of the Catholic Church with 12 interesting facts.

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4. The new pontiff was born in Buenos Aires in 1936. The son of immigrants, he is of Italian descent.

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