Thursday, March 14, 2013

Francis, The First Latin American Pope

The historic election as new pope on Wednesday of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, marked the acknowledgment by the College of Cardinals that the future of the Catholic Church lies outside of the Old World. Read more at the New York Times, Fox News Latino, NBC Latino, National Catholic Report, LA Times, The GuardianNPR, Politico, Commonweal, La Opinión, La Nación, Clarín, Página/12

UPDATE | Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 9.15 a.m. ET
For news on the installation of Pope Francis, click here 
Francis Appels for Protection of Poor, Environment (MSNBC)
Vatican's Bureaucracy Tests Even the Infallible (NYTimes)
Francesco e l'autoriforma della Chiesa (La Stampa)
Homilía de la misa de entronización: 10 frases clave (La Nación)   
Emoción de los curas villeros en Plaza de Mayo (La Nación)
El Papa y la presidenta (Página/12) 
Primera beatificación de Francisco podría ser un sacerdote argentino asesinado durante la última dictadura militar (La Nación)

After Frosty Past, Pope Meets Argentine Leader (NYTimes) 
Francis: "I Would Like a Church Poor, For the Poor" (The Guardian)
A Jesuit With a Franciscan Name (Slate)
A Papal Explainer (Slate) 
Francis' First Moves Hint at Breack with the Past (BBC) 
With Simple Acts and Dress, Pope Shifts Tone at Vatican (NYTimes)
With Blessing, Pope Shows Openes to Other Faiths (NYTimes)
New Pope Puts Spotlight on Jesuits (NYTimes)
A Runner Up in the 2005 Conclave (National Catholic) 
VIDEO: Pope Francis' First Contact with the Press (La Nación)
El intento por hacer fracasar la elección de Bergoglio (El Cronista)
La votación que definió a Francisco (La Nación)
"Soy un pecador, pero acepto" (La Nación) 

Posted Wed., March 13, 2013, 11.30 p.m ET | Last updated Sun., March 17, 10 p.m. ET


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