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In photos: election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis

by | 13th, March 2013

THE New Pope is called Jorge Mario Bergoglio. He is from Argentina. He is now called Pope Francis. He is also the Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the State of Vatican City, Servant of the Servants of God. It’s a 10 for one deal.

He’s 76.

And he’s in it for the long haul.

Argentina Pope

A faithful touches a figure of Jesus Christ after attending a Mass inside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. White smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, Wednesday evening, in Vatican City, meaning 115 cardinals in a papal conclave elected a new leader for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Argentina Pope

Members of the Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit pray inside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Vatican New Pope

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican

Vatican New Pope

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, center, announces the newly elected pope from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first pontiff from Americas. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Vatican Pope

Cardinals attend a Mass for the election of a new pope celebrated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano inside St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican

Vatican Pope Vatican Pope

Photographers shoot photos of friars as they cross St. Peter’s Square during a rain storm at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Cardinals sequestered themselves in the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday for the start of the conclave to elect the next pope. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Vatican Pope

An Femen group activist is detained by police officers following a protest against the pope outside St. Peter’s Square as cardinals took an oath in the Sistine Chapel at the start the conclave to elect a new pope at the Vatican,

Vatican Pope

 

A seagull sits on a statue of St. Peter in St. Peter’s Square during the second day of the conclave to elect a new pope at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Vatican Pope

Pilgrims carry a cross through St. Peter’s Square while cardinals meet in conclave in the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

 

Vatican Pope

A pilgrim kisses a cross after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Vatican Pope

A pilgrim kneels in St. Peter’s Square during a mass at St. Peter’s Basilica attended by cardinals before sequestering themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Vatican Pope

White smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The white smoke indicates that the new pope has been elected. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Vatican Pope

Crowds cheer after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)



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