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Nice to Rome limits in Latin America on this -- 25 million Catholics according to this.
But every estimate I've seen says 501 million Catholics.
All of the make up nearly 40% of the global flock still some analysts are expressing surprise -- that -- pope's election.
Pop Fox News Latino is Brian -- -- is with us now -- -- Argentina's.
-- -- Argentinian react in Saint Peter's Square.
It was an incredible -- -- sitting next to us some Italians are actually worse -- dated it was complete quiet until you actually went to the front of the line.
Where there was a giant Argentine flag and a family of seven -- happened to be visiting and out really wanted to be a part of but what they thought the history so you know the Argentines there were happy they were ecstatic not only to see somebody representing their country.
-- representing their values and representing Latin America.
It wasn't just -- one country vs another they were happy that they had one of their own up there they had tears in -- their eyes.
One woman told me that she found it and look like incredible.
That the very first words he said war that he wanted our urgency he won the world in Argentina -- to pray for him.
So it was just emotional scene dancing and got complete shock the people said that they were doing double takes -- couldn't believe.
At that but they never -- -- actually stepped onto the balcony.
Yeah I don't think much of anyone you really could he certainly wasn't -- high on anybody's list.
I talk to one -- until you said.
We didn't have any idea our guy would be here but was it your sense from talking to people that they felt like it would bring their country together having him here.
Yes president consider -- obviously has had has had issues -- -- -- back obviously with with some of what we're Helio has set against.
Well gay marriage as well lives so to say so just political issues there but it's their hope.
The cardinal that is now Pope.
Well not only bring together the country but obviously bring in Latin American there's obviously the sharpest divides between rich and pour in the world are really.
In Latin America and the ball pulled pulled Francis now is known to be a lot like well Pope John Paul the second in which she's humble somebody that's for the people.
And there's a lot of hope.
That he'll bring his charisma and he'll bring that sort of common ground to Latin American that'll help bridge the gap there obviously we -- know about how.
Or Protestant to Protestant churches and evangelical movement the kind of -- but they're -- down there.
Brian units from Fox News Latino.
A young reporter born at this network Brian well from the program and thank you.
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