Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected pope

Date: 13-03-2013 8:22 pm (9 years ago) | Author: OIL PRINCE
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Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope on Wednesday to lead the Roman Catholic Church, a prelate announced to huge crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square.



He took the name Pope Francis, the cardinal said.

Cardinals elected Bergoglio on just the second day of a secret conclave to find a successor to Pope Benedict, who abdicated unexpectedly last month.

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- Oilprince at 13-03-2013 08:28 PM (9 years ago)
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Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected the Roman Catholic Church's new Pope.

The first Latin American to be Pope, he will call himself Francis I.

An hour earlier, white smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel chimney announced to the world that cardinals gathered inside had made their choice.

Cardinal Bergoglio replaces Benedict XVI, who resigned last month saying he was not strong enough to lead the Church.

The 115 cardinals have been in isolation since Tuesday afternoon, and held four inconclusive votes.

At least 77 of them, or two-thirds, would have had to vote for a single candidate for him to be elected Pope.

Before the conclave began, there was no clear frontrunner to replace Benedict.

Crowds with umbrellas massed in the square flying flags from around the world.

The Catholic News Agency said people were running through the streets of Rome, hoping to reach St Peter's Square in time for the appearance of the new Pope.

A troupe of Swiss Guards in silver helmets and full regalia marched to the Basilica in preparation for the announcement, as military bands played for the onlookers.

The new Pope will emerge from the loggia overlooking the square to deliver his first speech.

He will have already accepted an invitation to become Pope and the cardinals will have sworn allegiance to him, after which he will have gone to pray alone.

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Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:28 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Oilprince at 13-03-2013 08:31 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: Oilprince on 13-03-2013 08:22 PM
Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope on Wednesday to lead the Roman Catholic Church, a prelate announced to huge crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square.

He took the name Pope Francis, the cardinal said.

Cardinals elected Bergoglio on just the second day of a secret conclave to find a successor to Pope Benedict, who abdicated unexpectedly last month.

MORE; www.oilprincee.blogspot.com

Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:31 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- kronos at 13-03-2013 08:46 PM (9 years ago)
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First to comment
Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:46 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- tonychuks84 at 13-03-2013 08:46 PM (9 years ago)
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Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio  has been elected Pope. He is the first Pope from South America.
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- EBUBEDIKE78 at 13-03-2013 08:53 PM (9 years ago)
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Long Live our new Pope, may GOD  direct u in leading His folks on the right path to salvation.
GOD BLESS OUR NEW POPE TO LEAD US TO YOU Rght path... Amen.
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- EBUBEDIKE78 at 13-03-2013 08:55 PM (9 years ago)
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3rd to koment , chap chap
Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:55 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- EBUBEDIKE78 at 13-03-2013 08:56 PM (9 years ago)
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I koment again... hehe hehe
Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:56 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- ezchusa at 13-03-2013 08:59 PM (9 years ago)
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Fake news, am the new elected pope......Pope Ezchusa

Posted: at 13-03-2013 08:59 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Gloryb2God at 13-03-2013 09:00 PM (9 years ago)
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May the good LORD direct him Smiley Smiley Smiley :)God bless
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:00 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- DJSNIPPER at 13-03-2013 09:03 PM (9 years ago)
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long life pope
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:03 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zoe61 at 13-03-2013 09:04 PM (9 years ago)
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WOW  Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:04 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- paulohking at 13-03-2013 09:31 PM (9 years ago)
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Congrats oldman,tedious task ahead of u, may God direct ur path IJN
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:31 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- osamabinladin at 13-03-2013 09:37 PM (9 years ago)
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All the best !!
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- Chericoco at 13-03-2013 09:38 PM (9 years ago)
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Too much sins and segxwal allegations in catholic church. Pope benedict couldn't take it anymore.
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:38 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kebella at 13-03-2013 09:39 PM (9 years ago)
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seen  Cool Cool

Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:39 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- williamsgentle at 13-03-2013 09:43 PM (9 years ago)
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May God grant you the power and grace to take care of the great congregation, in Jesus Name. Amen.
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- williamsgentle at 13-03-2013 09:49 PM (9 years ago)
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[font=V][url][/url]erdana]real task ahead...God's grace[/font]
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- deboalabi262 at 13-03-2013 09:52 PM (9 years ago)
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All the best..... Cool

Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:52 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- papadip at 13-03-2013 09:58 PM (9 years ago)
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No Big Deal….. it won’t change anything one iota….
Posted: at 13-03-2013 09:58 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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