Born: 17 December 1936
Ordained priest: 13 December 1969
Elected to the Papacy: 13 March 2013
Below are just a few of the recent Tweets from the official website of His Holiness Pope Francis:
With God, the burdens of life rest not upon our shoulders alone: the Holy Spirit comes to give us strength, to encourage us, to bear our burdens. (Aug 17)
Education with horizons open to transcendence helps young people to dream and to build a more beautiful world. (Aug 12)
Pope Francis: Letter to the People of God – click here to read.