Canadian Hopes Dashed: Argentinean Jorge Mario Bergoglio is Elected as the New Pope
The wait is over. The new pope was revealed after only two days of voting. The Cardinals elected Argentinean Jorge Mario Bergoglio — he’ll be known as Pope Francis — to lead the Roman Catholic church. After being fitted for his white cassock and French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran announcing, “Habemus Papam,” Latin for “We have a pope!” The new Pope Francis, 76, stepped out on the balcony to loud cheer from the enthusiastic crowd of 100,000 people in St. Peter’s square. Read more here.