Argentine cardinal is new pope

Argentine archbishop Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

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Argentinian Catholics celebrate election of Pope Francis

Roman Catholics celebrate at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires Credit: REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian
A Catholic nun claps the news at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires Credit: REUTERS/Agustin Marcarin
Worshippers cheer at the election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the new Pope Credit: REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

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