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Pope Francis Known for Humility, Service to the Poori
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March 14, 2013 8:14 PM
Pope Francis is the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to come from the Americas, home to nearly half of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. VOA’S Brian Padden reports that Pope Francis is being described as a pious and humble man who dances the tango, loves wine and, like most Argentines, is an avid soccer fan.

Pope Francis Known for Humility, Service to the Poor

Published March 14, 2013

Pope Francis is the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to come from the Americas, home to nearly half of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. VOA’S Brian Padden reports that Pope Francis is being described as a pious and humble man who dances the tango, loves wine and, like most Argentines, is an avid soccer fan.


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