List of Popes: 21st Century

The Pope is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
Created On: Mar 18, 2013 13:39 IST
Modified On: Mar 18, 2013 15:32 IST
Numerical order Pontificate Name
English · Regnal
Motto
Latin (English)
Personal name Place of birth Age at start/end of papacy
265 19 April 2005
– 28 February 2013
(70007000000000000007 years, 7002315000000000000315 days)
Benedict XVI
Papa BENEDICTUS Sextus Decimus
Cooperatores Veritatis
("Cooperators of the truth")
Joseph Alois Ratzinger Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany 78 / 85
266 13 March 2013
– present
(50000000000000000000 years, 70004000000000000004 days)
Francis
Papa FRANCISCUS
Miserando atque Eligendo
("With pity and choice")[14]
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J. Buenos Aires, Argentina 76 / -

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