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us: Francis, Pope, 1936-


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  • Variants

    • us: Bergoglio, Georgius Marius, 1936-
    • us: Franciscus, Pope, 1936-
    • us: Francesco, Pope, 1936-
    • us: François, Pope, 1936-
    • us: Francisco, Pope, 1936-
    • us: Frant͡sisk, Pope, 1936-
    • us: Франциск, Pope, 1936-
    • us: Franziskus, Pope, 1936-
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  • Additonal Related Forms

    • us: Catholic Church. Pope (2013- : Francis)
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Bergoglio, Jorge Mario, 1936- Francis I, Pope, 1936-
  • Sources

    • found: Diálogos entre Juan Pablo II y Fidel Castro, 1998: t.p. (Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Arzobispo de Buenos Aires) p. 7 (b. 1936)
    • found: Vatican: the Holy See, viewed Mar. 13, 2013 (in live video: "habemus Papam ... Georgium Marium ... Cardinalem Bergoglio, qui sibi nomen imposuit Franciscum"); Mar. 14, 2013 (habemus Papam Franciscum)
    • found: NEWS.VA, viewed Mar. 13, 2013 (Francesco I; François 1er; Francisco I; Francis I); Mar. 14, 2013 (Francis; Francesco; François; Francisco; Francis I)
    • found: LENTA.RU, viewed Mar. 13, 2013 (Новый папа Римский Франциск I = NovyІi papa RimskiІi FranЋtЌsisk I)
    • found: Catholic News Service, viewed Mar. 14, 2013 (Mar. 13, 2013, Vatican City: Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, was elected the 266th pope and took the name Francis I)
    • found: Los Angeles times (online), viewed Mar. 14, 2013 (The Vatican clarified Wednesday that the new pope, the first to take the name Francis, will be known as Pope Francis, not Pope Francis I. The Wednesday bulletin issued by the Vatican announcing his selection as pope called him simply Francis, as did the cardinal who announced his name from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. "It will become Francis I after we have a Francis II," Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi quipped to the Associated Press)
    • found: Papst Franziskus, c2015
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1999-01-18: new
    • 2016-01-06: revised
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