First Latin American Pope Chosen

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•11 Mar 14, 2013

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, was elected to the papacy yesterday, becoming the first Latin American and the first Jesuit pontiff in the Vatican’s history, and taking the name Pope Francis I. What do you think?

  • “Finally, a pope who can dance the forbidden dance.”

    Fiona Gough –
    Awning Hanger

  • “Isn’t he a bit young?”

    Jack Wakefield –
    Dial Maker

  • “This is a hell of a way to find out I’m not the new pope.”

    Thomas Simpson –
    Unemployed