Pope Francis - first pope named Francis; first pope from the Americas.
New leader: Pope Francis appears for the first time on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the Roman Catholic pontiff. He is the first Jesuit and first Latin American pope.
Pope arrives to lead general audience in St. Peters Square at Vatican Pope Francis is seen as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican April (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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Getting to know Pope Francis
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
Bergoglio nuovo Papa. Si chiama Francesco: "Vengo dalla fine del mondo. Pregate per me"
Pope Francis: from the End of the Earth to Rome (ebook) by the Staff of the Wall Street Journal (April
Pope kisses child as he leaves general audience in St. Peters Square at Vatican Pope Francis kisses Johnny Oliver Sweeney as he leaves his general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican April (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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The papal conclave of 2013 selected Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina as the pope of the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, March He has chosen the name Pope Francis I.
Since his election, Pope Francis has captured the attention of the media and the people. In 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, veteran Vatican news analyst, author John Allen writes with intimacy and clarity.