In this Jan. 13, 2007 file picture, Pope Benedict XVI shakes hands with archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio during their meeting at the Vatican. On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Bergoglio was elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Gallery: Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Mar. 13, 2013 @ 04:17 PM
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.