Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Is The New Pope

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected to lead the Roman Catholic Church, a prelate announced to huge crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square.

He took the name Pope Francis 1 and he will be the 266th Pope. He is 76 years old.

Cardinals elected Bergoglio on just the second day of a secret conclave to find a successor to Pope Benedict, who abdicated unexpectedly last month.

He will be the first Latin-American Pope

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