8. He has never watched TV since 1990
Pope Francis has never watched television since July 15 1990 when he made a promise to the Virgin of Carmen (Our Lady of Mount Carmel). In order to remain informed, the reads one newspaper in the morning, Italian daily La Repubblica and does not even visit internet sites.
9. He is a football fan
Pope Francis supports San Lorenzo, an Argentinian football club based in his home town Buenos Aires. Since he does not watch TV thus unable to follow live matches of his favorite team, he relies on Swiss Guards, a team of trained soldiers who guard the Pope, for updates on match results.
10. He loves his sleep
Pope Francis is usually in bed by latest 10pm and wakes up without the help of an alarm clock at 4am to meditate and pray before the morning mass. Whenever he is not travelling, he takes an afternoon nap of about 40 minutes, a practice he says helps him recharge.