White smoke over Sistine Chapel

White smoke has risen from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, signifying that the new pope has been selected. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina has been elected by the cardinals. He has taken the name Pope Francis

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I speaks to the waiting crowd from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: People jubilate as white smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel indicating that the College of Cardinals have elected a new Pope on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor, the 266th Pontiff, has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: People shelter from the rain in St. Peters Square as they await news of the newly elected Pope on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor, the 266th Pontiff, has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: People jubilate as white smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel indicating that the College of Cardinals have elected a new Pope on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor, the 266th Pontiff, has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran announces the newly elected Pope as Pope Francis I on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Um Papa argentino?

O arcebispo de Buenos Aires, Jorge Bergoglio, é um dos nomes cotados para ser Papa.Aos 76 anos de idade, Bergoglio é considerado um conservador moderado, e mostrou uma forte oposição à legalização do casamento gay na Argentina em 2010. Mas há outros nomes na América Latina considerados candidatos. Um deles é o arcebispo emérito de São Paulo, Claudio Hummes. O outro é o cardeal brasileiro João Braz de Aviz.O hondurenho Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, arcebispo de Tegucigalpa, também tem sido mencionado por alguns especialistas em Vaticano como um provável sucessor de Bento XVI. Mas vários teólogos e intelectuais próximos do Papa alemão, também têm chances. Foram citados ainda os nomes do cardeal canadense Marc Ouellet, prefeito da Congregação para os Bispos, e do cardeal Angelo Scola, arcebispo de Milão. Bento XVI permanece como chefe da Igreja Católica até o dia 28 de fevereiro. O conclave para eleger seu sucessor deve ser realizado entre 15 e 19 de março.--------------------------------------------------SHOTLIST:BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, 13 FEBRUARY 2013, SOURCE: AFPTV2 min 58 sec of images:--VAR of exterior of Buenos Aires cathedral-VAR of archbishop Jorge Bergoglio entering for Mass-VAR of Bergoglio during his sermon-CU of Bergoglio-VAR of congregation-VAR of congregation singing-VAR nuns receiving communion-VAR priests giving communion-CU crucifix-Argentine and Vatican flags-CU candles being lit-crossFoto Claudio Hummes: Rafael Duran/AFPBRASIL, São Paulo : (FILES) - Picture taken 29 April 2005 of Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes (C) officiating a special mass in homage of newly elected Pope Benedict XVI at Se Cathedral in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. AFP PHOTO/Mauricio LIMAVATICAN CITY, MARCH 10, 2011. SOURCE: AFP-Cardinal Marc Ouellet during a press conference to present the second volume of "Jesus of Nazareth", Pope Benedict XVI's biography of Christ

Um Papa argentino?

O arcebispo de Buenos Aires, Jorge Bergoglio, é um dos nomes cotados para ser Papa.Aos 76 anos de idade, Bergoglio é considerado um conservador moderado, e mostrou uma forte oposição à legalização do casamento gay na Argentina em 2010. Mas há outros nomes na América Latina considerados candidatos. Um deles é o arcebispo emérito de São Paulo, Claudio Hummes. O outro é o cardeal brasileiro João Braz de Aviz.O hondurenho Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, arcebispo de Tegucigalpa, também tem sido mencionado por alguns especialistas em Vaticano como um provável sucessor de Bento XVI. Mas vários teólogos e intelectuais próximos do Papa alemão, também têm chances. Foram citados ainda os nomes do cardeal canadense Marc Ouellet, prefeito da Congregação para os Bispos, e do cardeal Angelo Scola, arcebispo de Milão. Bento XVI permanece como chefe da Igreja Católica até o dia 28 de fevereiro. O conclave para eleger seu sucessor deve ser realizado entre 15 e 19 de março.--------------------------------------------------SHOTLIST:BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, 13 FEBRUARY 2013, SOURCE: AFPTV2 min 58 sec of images:--VAR of exterior of Buenos Aires cathedral-VAR of archbishop Jorge Bergoglio entering for Mass-VAR of Bergoglio during his sermon-CU of Bergoglio-VAR of congregation-VAR of congregation singing-VAR nuns receiving communion-VAR priests giving communion-CU crucifix-Argentine and Vatican flags-CU candles being lit-crossFoto Claudio Hummes: Rafael Duran/AFPBRASIL, São Paulo : (FILES) - Picture taken 29 April 2005 of Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes (C) officiating a special mass in homage of newly elected Pope Benedict XVI at Se Cathedral in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. AFP PHOTO/Mauricio LIMAVATICAN CITY, MARCH 10, 2011. SOURCE: AFP-Cardinal Marc Ouellet during a press conference to present the second volume of "Jesus of Nazareth", Pope Benedict XVI's biography of Christ

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: White smoke billows from the Sistine Chapel roof on the second day of the conclave on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor - the 266th Pontiff - has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: White smoke billows from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel indicating that the College of Cardinals have elected a new Pope on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor, the 266th Pontiff, has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: White smoke billows from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel indicating that the College of Cardinals have elected a new Pope on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI's successor, the 266th Pontiff, has been selected by the College of Cardinals in Conclave in the Sistine Chapel. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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