Habemus papam: Pope Francis
Papal conclave elects Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio
- Duration 9:21
- Date Mar 13, 2013
Papal conclave elects Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio
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This is the first we've seen something.
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Who takes her himself the name me -- -- thanks bulletin.
-- -- -- How -- was -- but we have a new Pope.
And that new -- Is not that one of the names that we had heard that much their goalie out of Argentina.
Is a man whose father were told was an Italian real worker.
Shepard Smith live in Rome with more.
On the new -- and his identity.
Maybe he was on our watch list -- had been from the very beginning he is a bit of the people.
As our guests here have explained he's the man who rides the bus.
He was second the last time around if that was -- -- And now.
And now we know.
They made a serious choice this man as a man of the people.
It means the entire Latin American world hasn't broken streets.
It means a man who rides the bus and that stays in his mansion and civilian.
Solidarity we were people who.
An ordinary for eastern right faithful in Argentina.
Who left the ordinary of their own right.
Born -- -- December the seventeenth 1936.
Making him 76 years old born in Buenos Aires he was ordained.
For the Jesuits on December the thirteenth 1969.
During his -- of the studies at the theological facility at San Miguel.
He was novice -- San Miguel where he also told theology.
Was provincial for Argentina.
The rector of the philosophical and theological faculty and say -- San Miguel.
And after completing his doctoral dissertation in Germany he served as a confidence or spiritual director in Cordoba.
On me in May of 92 he was elected the titular bishop but -- Cuba.
An auxiliary of Buenos Aires but the long and short of it is they decided to go win a reformer.
This bears a strong man he's his own man I think the key thing about him is he's nobody's.
He's he's not anyone's in anyone's spot.
The thinking going into this is that they would choose someone -- -- of the curia of the administration if you will.
If you will and insider or someone from the outside and if those -- the two categories.
He feeds into neither.
He's the same.
He's a holy man.
He's a jesuit.
In this -- the first time in centuries I don't know that I have to check this has been another judgment -- But he's well educated he's he's got a powerful mind and is a very humble and steady man I think that's the key thing about it.
What does this mean for Latin America and for the church in Latin America this is -- this is -- development for which so many.
In Latin America parade.
This means the entire world can rejoice that the half of the world's Catholic population has produced a man who leave the church -- will be Peter.
And this is the thing I think is important to remember the -- has three names he's born with his baptismal name and that -- in this case -- Mean he's gonna come out tell us what his name is going to be as cold and may very well -- Benedict the seventeenth.
Or you might choose -- the fourteenth we'll hear that just a moment.
But he's also going to be Peter and in this sense he will be the successor of Benedict.
And he would be the successor of Peter.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Barrick -- Leo.
Archbishop of Buenos Aires.
-- the next quote well I was in the press office this afternoon and I want some of the guys in the Italian.
Putting up their profiles and I saw a bear goalie on two screens.
Well that there'd been a great deal of speculation of course and an enormous anticipation.
And I believe hoped among so many.
That's the largest percentage of the population within the church today might some day would be represented and at long last -- they will be.
This man is a good man he is not the men who puts on airs as I said he rides the bus.
He's an intelligent man I think it's a wonderful choice.
He served as president bishops' conference in Argentina in 2005.
He created in proclaimed that was created and playing cardinal.
By John Paul the second.
A today consisting -- of -- 21 February 2001.
So he's been a cardinal now for twelve years.
The one surprise is that he's a little older -- 76.
In a way I think this is a good choice because the younger man wouldn't have the experience I think they tried to square the circle here instead of -- good leaping right now where young men they went to a holy man.
A man who's going through life a little bit older and more experience you could be -- real father.
He he he was not he he's not was not a wealthy man even -- and he grew up as I don't know commoner as an ordinary person.
But then he distinguished himself by his stunts and that's in the sense.
-- lifted himself by his own study and virtue to the position that he's now going to be taking you know if he speaks Italian.
Oh sure he speaks excellent attack and -- and given all that you know about him and have read about him.
What might you anticipate he's his demeanor and his message would be as the curtains open again and and we meet for the first on the -- He's serenity of the knowledge that we still.
Faith hope and love these three but the greatest of these is love you're probably quote Saint Paul.
I wonder your estimation.
Of the tens of thousands I have no idea exactly how many of people who have come here today how many will know.
Who he is when they see him you know it is a slightly unusual choice we knew that he was one of the candidates in the last papal election.
We -- Benedict the sixteenth was elected.
We put him in the second rank this time around because we thought they would probably go for a younger man and we had all the other candidates.
Were a bit younger.
But I think they've tried they chose -- steady man but I think they really felt the sparkle of this man's heart I think we're gonna find him there with a big heart.
Enormous Catholic population in Buenos Aires.
I have I don't can't even imagine what it's like they're at -- -- I don't know -- Buenos -- I'm sure they're feeling and delighted delight and joy.
Well it's now been.
The better part of an hour and fifteen minutes since the smoke rose and now I see the curtains moving again there as an end and here he calms.
-- about -- you'll see them on this -- in just a moment.
In just a second you'll see him.
And away we go.
A -- we -- -- towards them you've heard him speak before this and to give us an idea of what -- can expect I would.
Concentrate on the fact that this man is humble but he's very intelligent very accomplished learned man.
He understands the world but he's extremely humble he doesn't put himself first he's -- service.