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Newly elected Pope Francis appears on the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th pontiff.
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Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio, elected Pope Francis, appears on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica near a statue of St. Peter after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Cardinals stand on a balcony of St. Peter's Basilica after Argentina's cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis.
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Newly elected Pope Francis speaks to the waiting crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.
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Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio, elected Pope Francis, appears at the balcony window of St. Peter's Basilica after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
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White smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, indicating that the new pope has been elected.
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People react as white smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that the cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their conclave on March 13, 2013, at the Vatican.
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Crowds cheer after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
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People wave American flags in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican as white smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope had been chosen.
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