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Originally posted by The_Phantom
He's a Jesuit?
Has that ever happened before?
I was watching Fox when he was announced and the person that Sheppard Smith was interviewing kept saying his name and suggesting what he might be called and saying and also he is Peter. He said that a few times.
Originally posted by HomoSapiensSapiens
Or maybe the drama will only just begin.
Maybe Pope Francis will shoot fire from his eyes and lightening from his arms and fly from the balcony?
Originally posted by rayuki
no it hasn't and that's why its so shocking. Jesuits are probably the most evil bunch of religious nut bags on the planet and have been for a very long time.
Originally posted by DarthOej
Sorry doom porners
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, of Argentina has been elected as Pope. He is the first Pope from Latin America in the history of the Catholic Church.
His name was announced by French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran from a balcony over the main doors of St. Peter’s Basilica as thousands of onlookers cheered from the square below.
As the white smoke rose above the Sistine Chapel, the bells of St. Peter Basilica tolled out 'Habemus papem", meaning the Catholic Church now has a new Pope.
The cardinals held a full day of deliberations on Wednesday after black smoke appeared following the morning session, signalling that no decision had been made.
White smoke was released up the chimney after five rounds of voting meaning that a two-thirds majority had been reached and that one candidate received at least 77 votes.
Crowds outside St. Peter's Basilica in Rome cheered and waved flags from many different nations. Some waved crucifixes while others held banners reading 'long live the Pope'.
Originally posted by Eedjee
Well he looks like a very nice person, and has a nice smile. I like him already.