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World leaders congratulate the new Pope

Posted by African Press International on March 14, 2013

Argentina's cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, elected Pope Francis I (C) appears with cardinals at the window of St Peter's Basilica after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican. AFP PHOTO

Argentina‘s cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, becomes Pope Francis I. He is the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

the Vatican. AFP PHOTO

World leaders have congratulated Pope Francis I on his election as the spiritual leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.

On Wednesday, the 76-year-old emerged from the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica to the shouts of joy of “Habemus Papam!” 

Those who know him say he will make a good Pope for the the Catholics.



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