March 13th, 2013
08:52 PM ET

Historic choice for new pope, Jorge Bergoglio becomes first South American pope

We have a Pope! Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergogolio stepped out on to the balcony of the papal residence tonight and greeted a crowd of 150,000 people in St. Peter's square and more than a billion others watching around the world.

Erin Burnett gives us a look at how this historic moment unfolded.

Filed under: International • News • Papal Conclave • Religion
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  1. Steve Anson

    I am so weary of the Catholic Church. Now this one is very intolerant of gay rights/gay adoptions. Why is it that pedophilia is the only thing that is tolerated?

    March 13, 2013 at 10:35 pm | Reply

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