1. He was selected in 2013.
2. On March 13.
4. He used a triangle gesture.
BuzzFeed was unable to find evidence of this.
5. Or his curtains did.
6. He is a scientist.
8. He is a Jesuit, and is named Francis.
Pope Francis I is a Jesuit.
True-ish — the space station did take a picture of the Vatican today.
11. He is Argentinian, like soccer star Lionel Messi.
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