White smoke: New pope elected

Mar 13, 2013

Update 4:04PM: The pope has been named.  76-year-old Jorge Bergoglio, a cardinal from Argentina.  He has chosen the name Pope Francis I.  NPR has the full story here.

White smoke rose in Rome on Wednesday, signaling the election of a new pope.  

Reuter's captured the event live and is streaming live video right now

Credit Reuters

The new pontiff's name has not yet been announced. 

The conclave to elect the new pope began on Tuesday, less than two weeks after Benedict XVI's resignation. 

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