Roman Catholics have a new pope today – Pope Francis

Posted By on March 13, 2013

I happened to have the iPad streaming the Slingbox signal from home while sitting in the car (not driving) and noticed that FoxNews just announced Looks like there is a new pope? on Twitpicthat there was white smoke coming out of the chimney at the Vatican. I snipped a screen grab and tweeted the photo.

Pope Francis, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina the first pope from the “new world.” 

According to reports, he is “a mild-mannered man who cooks his own meals and until now traveled by bus to his job as the archbishop of Buenos Aires, Pope Francis is the first Jesuit to hold the Catholic church’s highest office. His election is likely to shift the role of the papacy from theological teacher to pastor of the flock. It also reflects the shifting demographics of Roman Catholicism: Latin America is now home to more than one-third of the world’s Catholics. (the rest of the story)

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