12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published: Mar 14 2013 01:40:01 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2014 09:08:04 AM EDT

Pope Francis marks the first anniversary of his papacy today. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

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1. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, was selected as the 266th pope by 115 cardinals.

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