Habemus Papam! God bless Francis from Argentina

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Pope Francis greets his people in Rome and asks for their prayers.
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The first ever Latin American Pope, Francis I, has called for the world to set off on a path of love and asked the faithful to pray for him. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, former head of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales, said the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires is a “humble man” whose own “simplicity of life” will inspire others. Follow the story here.

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