Who is Pope Francis? He was born in Buenos Aires on December 17 1936. He is an Italian. His real name o ang tunay niyang pangalan ay Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Pope Francis is the son of Italian immigrants, his father’s name is Mario and was an accountant employed by the railways and his mother Regina Sivori was a house wife. He is a middle-class and have four siblings. He graduated as a chemical technician and nightclub bouncer before beginning the path of the priesthood. He spent most of his pre-papal career as the archbishop of Buenos Aires.
Nang mag-resign si Pope Benedict XVI noog February 28, 2013. The conclave elected George Mario Bergoglio, an Argentine cardinal and Archbishop of Buenos Aires, who selected the papal name of Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi.
“My people are poor and I am one of them”, Ang lagi niyang sinasabi, Pinaliwanag niya ito dahil sa kanyang desisyon to live in an apartment and cook his own supper. Pope Francis will be the first Pope in 110 years not to live in Papal apartments on the third floor of the apostolic Palace. Kilala siya sa kanyang simpleng pamumuhay. He has always advised his priests to show mercy and apostolic courage and to keep their doors open to everyone. Sinasabi ni Pope Francis parati sa iba’t ibang okasyon na Ang pinakamasamang bagay na maaring mangyayari sa simbahan, “is what de Lubac called spiritual worldliness”, which means, “being self-centred”. His project is simple: if you follow Christ, you understand that “trampling upon a person’s dignity is a serious sin”.
What is the favorite food of Pope Francis? Ano paboritong niyang pagkain?
Pope Francis favorite dishes are Empanadas; Roast Sirloin also known as ”Colita de Cuadril”; and Dulce de Leche, a milk-based Argentinian dessert that began appearing on Vatican dining tables when Pope Francis was elected lastyear. In his nature, preferring frugal, healthy meals up of fruit, baked skinless chicken and salads, with the occasional glass of simple wine.