Cardinals Elect Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio As New Pope

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Sylvia Poggioli, senior European correspondent, NPR
Philip Reeves, foreign correspondent, NPR
John Burnett, religion correspondent, NPR
Peter Steinfels, co-founder of the Center on Religion and Culture, Fordham University
Otto Maduro, sociologist of religion
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, foreign correspondent, NPR

Cardinals at the Vatican chose Argentine cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new pope. He will take the papal name Francis and is the first pope from South America. NPR's Neal Conan talks with guests about the significance of the event around the world.



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