“Habemus papam” We have a pope

On March 13, church officials announced, “Habemus papam” or “We have a pope” and named Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the first pope from South America, the humble son of European immigrants in Argentina, who spoke to the world in Spanish.

He appeared at the Vatican balcony to address the crowds gathered, announcing with subtle words a substantial change in tone for the Catholic Church

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