The life and times of Pope Francis as he marks his 10th anniversary as pontiff

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Following are some of the major events of the life and ministry of Pope Francis, who marks the 10th anniversary of his election as pontiff on March 13. 1936 Dec. 17 – Jorge Mario Bergoglio is born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the son of Italian immigrants. 1969 Dec. 13 – Ordained a priest. 1973 July 31 – Becomes head of the Jesuits in Argentina. 1992 May 20 – Appointed Bishop of Auca and Auxiliary of Buenos Aires. 1998 Feb. 28 – Appointed Archbishop, Primate of Argentina. He becomes famous for commuting to work on public transport, not living in the archbishop’s palace …

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