Oscar Adrian Bergoglio: Everything About Pope Francis’ Brother

Oscar Adrian Bergoglio is widely known as the brother of Pope Francis. Oscar’s brother Pope Francis is known to the world as the head of the Catholic Church. He has been an influential figure. He has also faced several criticisms from theological conservatives on multiple questions.

Oscar Adrian Bergoglio: Bio Summary

Name Oscar Adrian Bergoglio
Date of birth January 30, 1938
Famous asPope Francis’ brother
Gender Male
Spouse N/A
Birthplace Buenos Aires, Argentina
Parents Regina Maria Sivori and Mario Jose Bergoglio
Siblings María Elena Bergoglio, Pope Francis, Marta Regina Bergoglio, and Alberto Bergoglio

Who Is Oscar Adrian Bergoglio?

On January 30, 1938, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oscar Adrian Bergoglio was welcomed into the world by his parents Regina Maria Sivori and Mario Jose Bergoglio. His mother Regina Maria was a housewife while his father Mario Jose was a railway worker.

Oscar Adrian Bergoglio’s parents Regina Maria and Mario Jose were Italian immigrants. Mario José’s family left Italy in 1929 to escape the fascist rule of Benito Mussolini. Oscar is not the only child of his parents, he has four siblings. He and his siblings were all born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Oscar Adrian Bergoglio’s siblings are María Elena Bergoglio, Pope Francis, Marta Regina Bergoglio, and Alberto Bergoglio. Among his siblings, only Pope Francis and María Elena are still alive. His mother Regina María died on January 08, 1981, at age 69, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Oscar Adrian Bergoglio’s father Mario Jose Bergoglio died in 1959, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at age 51. Oscar Adrian’s childhood experiences have not been made public. His educational background and qualifications are also not known.

Oscar Adrian Bergoglio’s career details are unknown. We have no data about the path and career fields he may have pursued. He lived his life away from the spotlight. Nothing is known about his affairs, marriages, and children.

Where Is Pope Francis’ Brother Now?

Pope Francis’ brother Oscar Adrian Bergoglio is not alive. He would have been at the age of 84 years as of 2022 but he is dead. Details of his death are still a mystery. His brother Pope Francis is still alive. He is using a wheelchair because of his knee pain which has made it difficult for him to walk and stand.

Pope Francis had to cancel or cut short activities several times because of the pain he felt in his knee. He has been pictured in a wheelchair leaving several people worried. He has reportedly had colon surgery to remove 33cm (13 inches) of the intestine.

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It is described as a ‘planned procedure’ because Pope Francis’ bowels had ‘narrowed.’ However, Pope Francis has mentioned that he will still go on trips and be close to people. He said, “I’ll try to continue to do the trips and be close to people because I think it’s a way of servicing, being close. But more than this, I can’t say.”

Pope Francis has also said that he hadn’t considered resigning but he realizes he has to slow down at least. He said, “I think at my age and with these limitations, I have to save (my energy) to be able to serve the church, or on the contrary, think about the possibility of stepping aside”.

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