Astronaut tweets image of Vatican from space

Colonel Christopher Hadfield - an astronaut currently orbiting Earth in the International Space Station - has tweeted an image of the Vatican from space.


Rome, the Vatican, and the surrounding hills. I'm not certain you can make out the new pope from here, though.

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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.