Pope Francis

On the 13th March, 2013, at 18:07hrs (local time) the cardinal's of the Catholic Church elected and announced to the world their new Pope. The 266th Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, this was announced to the world by plumes of white smoke rising from the Vatican and with the peeling of St. Peter's bell. He will be known as Pope Francis and follows on from the previous Pope Benedict XVI, who made recent history by resigning as Pope.

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