New pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio

World Gets a New Pope

Image Credit: Flickr User BostonCatholic, via CC


Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been declared the new pope. Pope Mario will now be the leader and guide of Catholics around the world.

The previous Pope Benedict XVI, had resigned in February. He was 85 years old and his ill health was not allowing him to fulfil the duties of his office.

According to Catholics, Lord Jesus chose St. Peter as the first Pope. Pope means “father”. The Pope is the leader and the father figure of the Church family. Pope Benedict XVI is the 265th Pope and lives in the Vatican city, in Rome, Italy.

Kinooze Little Writers Program


What’s popular


We’d love to hear from you!

Could you spare a few seconds to provide valuable feedback on your Kinooze experience?

Click on this link to share your thoughts.






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *