Pope Francis turns 78 years old today. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.
9. In the 2005 papal election, he was the runner-up, receiving 40 votes on the third ballot and losing to now-Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
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