I can't believe how fast the cardinals were able to elect a new pope!!! Blessed be God!!!
I don't know much about it because we don't get EWTN, but I know a lot of people who do know a little on it. Go visit Nick's Blog to learn about our new Spiritual Leader! Or you can head over to my Moms Blog and learn about the Papal Insignia!!!
Here are some Pictures I found of our new Pope!!!
THE WHITE SMOKE!
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected by his peers as the new pope, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas.
He has chosen to be known as Pope Francis.
The 76-year-old has spent nearly his entire career at home in Argentina, overseeing churches and shoe-leather priests.
Francis, the archbishop of Buenos Aires, reportedly got the second-most votes from the 115 cardinals after Joseph Ratzinger in the 2005 papal election, and he has long specialized in the kind of pastoral work that some say is an essential......