Is the new pope Latino?
Read more coverage about the new pope in Spanish at CNNMexico.com. Vatican City (CNN) — The Vatican pushed back Friday against claims that Pope Francis failed to protect two fellow Jesuit priests who were kidnapped during Argentina's military
While Argentina rang with celebratory church bells at the news of the first Latin American pope, some were seized by doubt and confusion. "I can't believe it, I don't know what to do, I'm in so much anguish and so enraged," wrote Graciela Yorio in an
The Lede is tracking developments in the Vatican, where white smoke issued from a chimney, indicating that the conclave of 115 Cardinals gathered there elected a new pope on Wednesday afternoon.
After only a little more than a day, a new Pope had been chosen: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. He got to pick a new name, and chose Francis, evoking the Saint of Assisi and his commitment to the poor. If that symbol
and to receive the first papal blessing of the new Pope Benedict XVI. This year, the anticipation was different. I was already inside the square, soggy with rain and huddled under umbrellas with a few Chicagoans, including a priest, when the white