The world has new Pope – level 1

The world has new Pope – level 1

18-03-2013 14:00

The world has a new pope. He is the first pope from Latin America. His name is Pope Francis. He is 76 years old. He lived a very simple life. He traveled by bus. He lived in a small flat in Buenos Aires. He cooked for himself.

He was born into a middle class family of seven people. His father was a railway worker. People think that the pope will be a strong pope. It is needed because the church had problems in the past with the child scandals and information about financial corruption.

Interesting words: pope (leader of the Roman Catholic church), himself (him), corruption (bad using of money).

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