(FRANCIS I, Pope) (1936- )
Born Jore Mario Bergolio. Former cardinal-archbishop of Buenos Aires; former Superior General of the Argentine Society of Jesus. Elected supreme pontiff in 2013 at the age of 76.
EPH: Ephemera Rare personally-worn zucchetto (skullcap) of Pope Francis I. Acquired from the grandson of a man who knew then Monsignor (now Archbishop) Alfred Xuereb who was personal secretary to Pope Francis and second personal secretary to Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI. Accompanied by a 2014 signed note from Xuereb, statement from grandson, zucchetto and official mailing envelope. Ensemble encased in custom box featuring Francis’s coat of arms and portrait of the pontiff. A magnificent papal treasure.
NOTA BENE: A significant portion of the proceeds from the sale of this papal meemorabilia will benefit several recognized charities. Thank you for your generosity.