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In Their Own Words

Pope Francis

Season 2 Episode 1 | 52m 59s | WETA Passport

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On March 13, 2013, at the age of 76, Jorge Bergoglio was named the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Taking the name Francis, he is the first pope from the Americas, the first non-European and first Jesuit priest to be named pope. In Their Own Words delves deeper into his story, revealing the experiences and influences in his life that led him to the highest office in the Catholic church.

Aired: 07/20/21 | Expires: 07/19/31 | Rating: TV-PG

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