Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis Biography - Vatican

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 17, 1936, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis on March 13, 2013, when he was named the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Read the complete Pope Francis Biography, Jorge Mario Bergoglio Biography. Read more

Pope John Paul II Biography - Vatican

Pope John Paul II (KAROL JÓZEF WOJTYLA), elected Pope on 16 October 1978, was born in Wadowice, Poland, on 18 May 1920. He was the third of three children born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska, who died in 1929. Read complete Pope John Paul II Biography. Read more