El papa Francisco (Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Buenos Aires,
1936) recibio la orden sacerdotal en 1969 y profeso sus votos
definitivos en la Compania de Jesus en 1973. Tras una larga
trayectoria en distintos rangos de la jerarquia catolica, fue
nombrado Papa el 13 de marzo de 2013.
JORGE MARIO BERGOGLIO, born in Buenos Aires the 17th of December 1936, since the 13th of March 2013 he is the Bishop of Rome and the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. On the 13th of March 2015 he decided to give a decisive turn to his papacy by announcing the Holy Year of Mercy. On that occasion he published the international bestseller The name of God is mercy. A conversation with Andrea Tornielli (2016). On the 6th of October 2016 he announced the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme Youth, faith and vocational discernment, that will take place in the Vatican from the 3rd to the 28th October 2018, thus placing the theme of youth at the core of his reflection and of his teachings.