Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected pope, takes name Francis

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, was elected the 266th pope and took the name Francis. The election March 13 came on the second day of voting, on the fifth ballot. It was a surprisingly quick … Continue reading

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Humo Blanco de la Capilla Sixtina señala nuevo pontífice

CIUDAD DEL VATICANO (CNS) – Sorprendiendo a las multitudes a nivel mundial, nubes de humo blancas brotarón de la chimenea en el techo de la Capilla Sixtina este 13 de marzo, lo que indica un Papa ha sido elegido en … Continue reading

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Black smoke. Morning March 13

VATICAN CITY — More black smoke poured from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel at 11:40 a.m. March 13, seemingly indicating the 115 cardinal electors failed to elect a pope on their second and third ballots. The … Continue reading

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