The New Pope

The world of Jorge Bergoglio before he was Pope Francis

Buenos Aires: When Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio stepped out to overlook Vatican Square, a fundamental change took place in the history of the Catholic Church. Now Pope Francis, he is the first Latin American Pope – a recognition that the future of the Catholic Church may not reside in Europe but in the Global South. Here is a look at the life of Pope Francis, the neighborhoods where he served as Cardinal, and a chance to meet some of his close family and friends.