Argentina’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope

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Publication Date 13/03/2013
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Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the Roman Catholic Church's new Pope on the 13 March 2013. The first Latin American to be Pope, he was to be called Francis I.

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European Commission: RAPID: MEMO/13/221: Joint message of congratulations by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, to the newly elected Pope and Head of the Vatican State, his Holiness Francis I
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