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In cammino con papa Francesco

In cammino con papa Francesco

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Vatican Radio) A brilliantly sunlit St. Peter’s Square was the scene Sunday morning for a great gathering of senior citizens – and especially grandparents – who had come to Rome to be with Pope Francis, to exchange life stories and hear the Holy Father’s reflections on the importance, the struggles, and the beauty of life in the old age. People of every state in life were present: elderly clergy and religious, including Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Francis: meeting with elderly in St Peter's Square - Vatican Radio

In this Dec. 12, 1935 photo courtesy of Sergio Rubin, Italian citizens Regina Maria Sivori and Mario Jose Bergoglio, the parents of Pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio, pose for their wedding portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was named pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, making him the first pope ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Sergio Rubin)  Uncredited

Born to Italian citizens Regina Maria Sivori and Mario Jose Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Jorge Mario Bergoglio would go on to become the first pope ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

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Pope dons fireman's helmet after struggling with strong winds

After speaking to the crowd despite the strong winds (right) Pope Francis met with members of the public. He also posed with members of the Vatican fire department (left).

Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis greet in 2014.

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