Meet your new pope: Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now known as Pope Francis I

Bergolio will become the 266th pope, and lead the 1.2 billion Roman Catholics across the world. Most notably, Bergolio, from Argentina, will become the first pope from South America, and the first modern pope from outside of Europe. Bergolio, age 76, became a cardinal in 2001, will leave his post as Archbishop of Buenos Aires.

Photos: Juan Mabromata, Giuseppe Cacace / AFP/Getty Images, Natacha Pisarenko, Andrew Medichini, Natacha Pisarenko / Associated Press, Ciro Fusco / EPA, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images,

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