Habemus Papam: Pope Francis I

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis I, the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church Mar. 13, 2013.

The 76-year-old Archbishop of Buenos Aires was chosen to succeed Benedict XVI, who had resigned due to failing health.

Pope Francis I is the first pope from the Americas and also the first Jesuit to sit on the Vatican throne.

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