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  • New pope, Jorge Mario Bergogli of Argentina, has Jewish connections

    March 13, 2013 | 2:29 pm

    Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Argentinian cardinal who was elected pope late Wednesday and will take the name Francis I, is said to have a good relationship with Argentinian Jews.

    Bergoglio, 76, a Jesuit, was the choice of the College of Cardinals following two days of voting in...

  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected pope

    March 13, 2013 | 12:19 pm

    Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope on Wednesday to lead the Roman Catholic Church, a prelate announced to huge crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square.

    He took the name Pope Francis, the cardinal said.

    Cardinals elected Bergoglio on just the second day of a...