Trending In Our News Feeds – Conclave selects new pope. White smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel chimney last night, signaling the selection of a new pope. The College of Cardinals chose Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Church. He is the first Jesuit pope, and the first from South America, despite the fact that Catholicism entered the continent more than half a millennia ago. Bergoglio assumed the name Francis I. He is the first pope to take the name of St. Francis of Assisi.
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