7. He’s a philosopher....and a chemist!
Pope Francis studied philosophy at the Catholic University of Buenos Aires and also earned a master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Buenos AIres.
8. He’s full of sage advice.
Take this to heart, all: “Pray all the time, don’t speak badly of others because gossip destroys friendships, and always greet people nicely, always with a smile,” he told The Catholic News Service.
More importantly, the Pope dished out this gem of wisdom in an interview with America: The National Catholic Review: “Complaining never helps us find God.” No, no it doesn't.
9. First class? No way!
Some outlets have reported that the Pope travelled to the conclave in Rome on an economy flight!
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