Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina is elected Pope
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:36:28 GMT —
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is elected Pope. He will take the name Pope Francis I. He is the first pontiff from the Americas.
After meeting for 2 days the white smoke has emerged from the Sistine Chapel.
A new pope has been elected today, March 13, 2013.
Watch NBC 25 right now as we expect the new Pope to be introduced and more details emerge about the man chosen to lead the Catholic Church.