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New Pope Francis Choosen for World’s 1.2 Billion Catholics

Pope FrancisIn a series of firsts a new Pope was choosen by the Cardinals  today in Vatican City   His given name Jorge Mario Bergoglio will forever be known as Pope Francis.

Pope Francis, 76 years old of Buenos Aires, Argentina a Jesuit and Latin America’s first Pope.

Rome time 8pm, the new Pontiff gave his first blessing to the thousands that jammed St. Peter’s Basilica and the watching world.