Pope Gregory XVI, a Benedictine monk, made gambling on papal elections punishable by excommunication.
When Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the 266th Roman Pontiff he was listed among a rather small and elite group of men who had their intellectual and spiritual formation in religious life. Bergoglio is a member of the Society of Jesus. But who are the others?
Gregory I, Boniface IV, Adeodatus II, Leo IV, John IX, Leo VII, Stephen IX, Gregory VII, Victor, III, Urban II, Paschal II, Gelasius, II, Celestine V, Clement VI, Urban V, Pius VII, Gregory XVI
Honorius II, Innocent II, Lucius II, Adrian IV, Gregory VIII, Eugene IV
Nicholas IV, Sixtus IV, Sixtus V, Clement XIVSecular Franciscans have 2Pius IX, Leo XIII
Innocent V, Benedict XI, Pius V, Benedict XIII
Eugene III, Benedict XII