World's Roman Catholics elect new pope.
After a short conclave Roman Catholic Cardinals elected Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio to be the church's new leader. He took the name Pope Francis.
Published on March 13, 2013Cardinals watch as Pope Francis speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.