Not as much as you might think. The new Holy Father, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, is the son of Italian immigrants. He is italo-argentino, like 60 percent of Argentina’s population.
“Pope Francis feted in Italian ancestral village,” Antonella Ciancio, Reuters
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