Videos of the announcement and presentation of Pope Francis
White smoke from the Sistine Chapel chimney signals the Catholic church has chosen a new Pope. (March 13)
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. (March 13)
Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis. In New York, Catholics in Times Square voiced hopes for Pope Francis to bring a modern view to the church. (March 13)
With white smoke pouring out of the Vatican chimney, people flocked to Vatican City to witness the reveal of the next Pope. The Swiss Guard marched onto the Vatican steps to the playing of celebratory music.
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected as the first non-European pope in more than 1,200 years and chose the name of Pope Francis I for his pontificate. He takes over from Benedict XVI, who became the first pope in 600 years to abdicate when he retire…