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How Pope Francis compares with Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI
By Jason Fields, Digital First Media
Posted: 03/13/2013 01:19:46 PM PDT
Updated: 03/13/2013 01:29:32 PM PDT
How does Pope Francis match up with Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI
The Catholic Church has a new leader after only two days of voting. Pope Francis will take over a 2,000-year-old institution beset by current troubles. So, how does Francis compare with the man who came before him?Name given at birthFrancis: Jorge Mario Bergoglio (no one has previously taken this name)Benedict XVI: Josef RatzingerNationalityFrancis: Argentina, though of Italian descentBenedict XVI: Born in Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, GermanyAge at time of electionFrancis: 76Benedict XVI: 78EducationFrancis: Received his licentiate in philosophy from Colegio ...
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