The new pope addresses the St Peter's Square crowd

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, of Argentina.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, of Argentina. Credit: Reuters
The balcony in St Peter's Square.
The balcony in St Peter's Square. Credit: Reuters
The new pope waves to the crowd.
The new pope waves to the crowd. Credit: Reuters
The new pope addresses the crowd.
The new pope addresses the crowd. Credit: Reuters

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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.