theatlantic:

Meet Jorge Bergoglio, Pope Francis I

Francis is believed to be the first Jesuit to serve as pope. According to NBC News, he is also likely the first pope with only one lung, having had one removed as a teenager following an infection.
As you might expect, his views on broader subjects is fairly orthodox, earning, for example, a rebuke from Argentina’s prime minister after suggesting that gay adoption discriminate against children.
Read more. [Image: Reuters]


He’s a Jesuit AND from South America - two firsts! I’m excited to see what he’ll do. 

theatlantic:

Meet Jorge Bergoglio, Pope Francis I

Francis is believed to be the first Jesuit to serve as popeAccording to NBC News, he is also likely the first pope with only one lung, having had one removed as a teenager following an infection.

As you might expect, his views on broader subjects is fairly orthodox, earning, for example, a rebuke from Argentina’s prime minister after suggesting that gay adoption discriminate against children.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

He’s a Jesuit AND from South America - two firsts! I’m excited to see what he’ll do. 

(via fastcompany)

03/13/13 at 4:47pm
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