On Wednesday, March 13, a group of Catholic cardinals chose a new pope after two days of conclave: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina.
Bergoglio, who will be called Pope Francis I, is notable because he is the first non-European pope in more than 1,000 years, the first ever to come from South America and the first Jesuit to be elected pope.
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