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Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina elected as first pope from South America
Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina elected as first pope from South America
News Queens Courier Staff 3/13/2013 at 4:03PM

BY MAGGIE HAYES AND TERENCE M. CULLEN The papal conclave elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, the first South American and Jesuit pope, after one of the shortest conclaves in history. He selected the papal name Francis I. The decision came just a day after the voting began on Tuesday, March 12, following the [...]