Question: How old is the new Pope, Pope Francis?
Answer: Pope Francis who was recently elected as the new Pontiff was born on December 17, 1936 making him 76 years old.
The new head of the Catholic Church was born in the capitol city of Argentina, Buenos Aires where he later became the Archbishop.
In 2001, the then pontiff, Pope John Paul II made Jorge Bergoglio a Cardinal, then in March, 2013 Bergoglio became the 266th Pope.
It is believed by many that Bergoglio finished runner-up in the 2005 conclave when Pope Benedict XVI was elected.