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Photos: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis I
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

 
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The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio leads a mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. About 40 percent of the world's Catholics live in Latin America. It suggests that if the cardinals who will elect the next pope are willing to look outside Europe, their first choice might be Central or South America, which brings 19 cardinals to the conclave. Bergoglio has been mentioned as papal possibility to succeed PopeBenedictXVI. (AP Photo
 
 
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