Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Election of Pope Francis I

White smoke has risen from the Sistine Chapel. Habemus Papam. But who?


The Cardinal Deacon, Jean-Louis Tauran, has come out to announce the new pope.

"Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum. Habemus Papam. Eminentissimum ac reverendissimum Dominum..."

The new pope is Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio, SJ of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He has taken the name of Pope Francis. Here is our first sight of him (unofficially):

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