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, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Photos in Gallery: 15
Posted: March 13, 2013
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope — the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.