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Pope Francis a bouncer at a nightclub?

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

December 4, 2013 7:34:27 AM PST
Pope Francis was once a bouncer at a bar in his native Argentina.

Francis told Catholics at a church outside Rome earlier this week that he has worked at a nightclub, swept floors and ran tests in a chemical lab. Already known as a "Pope of the people," Francis' jobs are sure to continue that image.

The Vatican has not said if Francis ever had to get physical with unruly bar patrons.


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