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Welcome back everybody well in his first official introduction to the world news media Pope Francis is calling for the church to focus on the poor.
And getting us some insight on how he was chosen by the cardinals at the Vatican.
Lorne -- is joining us now live from Rome with more and -- even though it's being called a news conference of Pope didn't take any questions -- You know it was his tour and -- -- -- a news conference because normally there about 600.
Journalists who have regularly cover the Vatican here and Rome but.
Their ranks of swelled to well over 4000 in the weeks between what Benedict resignation and -- the conclave to elect his successor.
I and my fox colleagues here at -- stood in the long line of journalists that stretched for blocks waiting to render the Vatican's Paul the sixth Paul.
For an audience with the man they've been writing about since his election Wednesday evening.
France is telling members of the media that it was a holy spirit who -- -- Benedict the sixteenth to resign and that it is Christ not the Pope leads the church.
The former weren't able Gaudio of Argentina diverted from his prepared text to give anecdotes from the conclave.
He described how he was comforted by his good friend.
Brazilian cardinal -- -- promised when it appeared the vote count was favoring and now -- France's.
Hate -- though he brought the when the -- -- was going on through two thirds of the ballots.
And it was clear that the Pope had been elected and people were applauding them but I also goes way up at the moment.
At that moment -- heard about he kissed me and -- he said don't forget about the poor.
Now the Pope the first and Latin America and the first jesuit.
Also explaining why he chose the name Frances.
I think you're talking of the -- have often thought of Francis of Assisi -- Then I thought of wars we'll see where the scrutiny was going on -- -- Francis is a man of peace and that's how in my heart came -- name of Francis of Assisi.
-- -- -- upon the we'll give this person -- Angeles or the blessing in Saint Peter's Square.
And then on Tuesday the installation mass attended by several heads of state including in US delegation.
Led by vice president Joseph Biden and the next Saturday the expected visit with his predecessor the America's Pope Benedict.
The sixteenth at the -- -- palace is -- -- on gulf.
-- while that should be quite a meeting indeed what I wouldn't give to be there and -- -- I am sure Lauren Green thank you so much reporting from a very beautiful setting out there at sunset.
At the Vatican thank you for that report.
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