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Pope Francis I

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Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt’s Statement On Election Of Pope Francis

Read Catholic Diocese of Greensburg Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt’s full statement on the election of Pope Francis.

03/13/2013

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Bishop David Zubik’s Statement On Election Of Pope Francis

Read Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik’s full statement on the election of Pope Francis I.

03/13/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Elected As New Pope

White smoke signifying the election of a new pope began billowing out of the Sistene Chapel’s chimney just after 7 p.m. local time.

03/13/2013

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