In the 1980s then known as the Reverend Jorge Bergoglio, he did laundry for the priests he had been tasked with the responsibility of leading at a Jesuit seminary. Jesuits are a group of Roman Catholic priests and brothers who are otherwise referred to as Soldiers of Christ. The Jesuits have a vow to live in poverty and chastity in obedience to Christ and the Pope.
3. He only has one lung
As a young man, Jorge Bergoglio had an infection that led to the removal of one of his lung. Aged 21, he was diagnosed with pneumonia and two cysts that eventually led to the removal of the lung. Although doctors have said the lung deficiency is not a threat to his health, the Pope often has back problems and avoids engaging in strenuous physical activities.