Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina is new Pope Francis #Pope
— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) March 13, 2013
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) March 13, 2013
Habemus Papum! As Twitchy reported, white smoke rose and new pope was chosen. Now comes official word of who was chosen: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina.
The new pope has reportedly chosen to use “Francis”; He is Pope Francis I.
New pontiff has chosen to be called Pope Francis. #breaking
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 13, 2013
Pope Francis is praying from the balcony at St. Peter's. #newpope
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) March 13, 2013
"Thank you very much for your welcoming." – Pope Francis I #newpope
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 13, 2013
The new pope emerges. Francisco!
— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO) March 13, 2013
I love that the pope took the name Francis !
— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) March 13, 2013
Reaction comes in swiftly.
Congrats to Pope Francis! So proud to have a strong #prolife leader as the Church heads into the future.
— Andrew Bair (@ProLifePolitics) March 13, 2013
The new Pope is… Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio! The first Pontiff from the Americas.. He chose the name 'Pope Francis'#Catholic
— Mario Lopez (@mariolopezviva) March 13, 2013
They're not crying in Argentina. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires is the new Pope.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 13, 2013
Let us pray for Pope Francis!
— Rick Santorum (@RickSantorum) March 13, 2013
Twitchy will continue to monitor this story and update with further developments.
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) March 13, 2013
— ABC News (@ABC) March 13, 2013
Update: First tweet from the @Pontifex account: