Contemporary reflections on the Lord's Prayer by the hugely popular spiritual leader, Pope Francis
Pope Francis is the first Latin American to be elected Pope. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. In 1998 he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires and, in 2001, a cardinal. Following the resignation of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, in 2013, he was elected Pope in February of that year, choosing the name 'Francis'.