Is it “Pope Francis” or “Pope Francis I”?

The Vatican has clarified that it is Pope Francis.  If one of the future Popes takes the name “Pope Francis II”, then the current pontiff will be referred to as Pope Francis I.  Until that time, he’s “just” Pope Francis.

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