Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Habemus papam!

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Habemus papam! We have a new pope!

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was chosen by 2/3 of the cardinals from around the globe during the conclave that began on March 12, two weeks after the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

The first Latin American pope is a Jesuit and it is not a mystery why he chose to be called Pope Francis--another first in the history of papacy.
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