Saint Cecilia Catholic Church
1809 W. Davis St. Dallas, TX 75208 (214) 941-5821
Elected Supreme Pontiff on 13 March 2013
Formerly: Cardinal Priest, Title of S. Roberto Bellarmino
– Appointed by John Paul II on 21 February 2001.
Archbishop of Buenos Aires (28 February 1998– 13March 2013). Ordinary for Eastern-rite faithful in Argentina who lack an Ordinary of their own rite.
Motto as Archbishop: Miserando atque eligendo/Miserable yet chosen.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born on 17 December 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was ordained for the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) on 13 December 1969 during his theological studies at the Theological Faculty of San Miguel.