Pope Francis I

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A woman prays inside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, early Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been 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/Victor R. Caivano)
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White smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The white smoke indicates that the new pope has been elected. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, center, announces the newly elected pope from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first pontiff from Americas. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis flanked by Monsignor Guido Marini, master of liturgical ceremonies, waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Pope Francis flanked by Monsignor Guido Marini, master of liturgical ceremonies, waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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Pope Francis flanked by Monsignor Guido Marini, master of liturgical ceremonies, waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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FILE - This Jan. 13, 2007 file photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, then Pope Benedict XVI, left, shakes hands with the archbishop of Buenos Aires Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio during their meeting at the Vatican, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
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FILE - This Aug. 7, 2009 file photo shows Argentina's Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio giving a mass outside the San Cayetano church in Buenos Aires. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, files)
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This Aug. 7, 2009 file photo shows Argentina's Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, right, giving a mass outside San Cayetano church in Buenos Aires. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, files)
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People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoEmilio Morenatti)
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A Swiss guard salutes in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. 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. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
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People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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Payton Kovanda, Grace Thomas and Becky Barjas, left to right, wait for the televised appearance of Pope Francis while watching with other second graders in Mrs. MacLean's class at St. Paul Catholic school in Valparaiso, Ind., Wednesday Mar. 13, 2013. Catholics around the world celebrated as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected as the first pontiff from the America's. (AP PhotoThe Post-Tribune, Andy Lavalley) NW INDIANA OUT MUNSTER OUT MICHIGAN CITY OUT VALPARAISO OUT CHICAGO OUT
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Third-grader Nathan Roling says a prayer before the announcement of Pope Francis Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Columbkille Elementary School in Dubuque, Iowa. (AP PhotoThe Telegraph Herald, Jessica Reilly) MAGS OUT
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In this Dec. 12, 2008 photo, Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, left, shakes hands with Buenos Aires' Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio in Lujan, Argentina. Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, was chosen as the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013. (AP PhotoDyN)
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Cardinals watch as Pope Francis speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
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Visitors take photos of Pope Francis as he speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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Third-graders Nathan Roling, left, Landon Sauser, Isabelle Pfeiffer, John Freund and Taylor Weig watch coverage of the announcement of Pope Francis Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Columbkille Elementary School in Dubuque, Iowa. (AP PhotoThe Telegraph Herald, Jessica Reilly) MAGS OUT
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Nuns walk inside Mexico City's metropolitan Cathedral, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the first Pope ever to come from Latin America. (AP PhotoAlexandre Meneghini)
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Catholics listen as Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols, left, head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales gives a television news interview outside Westminster Cathedral in London, which is the Mother Church for Roman Catholics in England and Wales, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Pope Francis is the first ever from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernized Argentina's conservative Catholic church. Known until Wednesday as Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old is known as a humble man who denied himself the luxuries that previous Buenos Aires cardinals enjoyed. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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Catholic faithfuls gathered at St. Patrick's Cathedral react to the news of a new Pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in New York. 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. (AP PhotoBebeto Matthews)
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Jose Luis Sedano attends Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles Wednesday March 13, 2013, to welcome the new pontiff, Pope Francis. Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Francis, associating himself with the humble 13th-century Italian preacher who lived a life of poverty. (AP PhotoNick Ut)
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Miami's Archbishop Thomas Wenski discusses the election of a new pope during a Wednesday, March 13, 2012 press conference. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. (AP PhotoJ Pat Carter)
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A reader looks at the first edition of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano after the election of Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope. (AP PhotoAlessandra Tarantino)
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Franciscan monks gather in prayer at the tomb of St. Francis, in Assisi, central Italy, after the election of Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church,Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope. (AP PhotoStefano Medici)
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Pope Francis speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis and cardinals pray from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis was named Wednesday the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoLuca Bruno)
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Faithful hold up a sign with the writing in Italian reading "Hail to the Pope" after the election of Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope. (AP PhotoAngelo Carconi)
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People look at giant tv monitors as they wait for smoke to billow from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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People buy the first edition of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano after the election of Pope Francis, the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope. (AP PhotoAlessandra Tarantino)
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A nun looks at a giant tv screen, not pictured, showing the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel as they wait for the election of the 266th Roman Catholic pope in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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Catholic faithful gather for the announcement of a new Pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Argentine Cardinal 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. (AP PhotoBebeto Matthews)
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Pope Francis addresses the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoLuca Bruno)
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Catholic faithful gather for the announcement of a new Pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Argentine Cardinal 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. (AP PhotoBebeto Matthews)
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Judy Murray, third from left, whispers to her daughter Julia Murray, second from left, explaining the announcement of a new Pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, as the Catholic faithfull gather at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. 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. (AP PhotoBebeto Matthews)
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Sue Marczak prays as Catholic faithfuls react to the announcement of a new Pope on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Argentine Cardinal 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. (AP PhotoBebeto Matthews)
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Pope Francis, white figure at center of the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, looks at the crowd in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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Pope Francis speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoGregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis stands at the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoEmilio Morenatti)
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People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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FILE - This April 18, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio during a Mass to elect the new pope inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo Pier Paolo Cito, files)
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Pope Francis blesses the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoDmitry Lovetsky)
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People react after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoOded Balilty)
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People react as Pope Francis speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.(AP PhotoEmilio Morenatti)
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Pope Francis puts on his sash from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoAndrew Medichini)
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People wave a Vatican flag after white smoke billowed from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Pope Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoEmilio Morenatti)
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This Feb. 14, 2013 photo shows Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio leading a mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko, files)
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Faithful gather in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoLuca Bruno)
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows first appearance of the new Pope, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been chosen and he has taken the name Pope Francis. (AP PhotoRichard Drew)
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Pope Francis speaks from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoAlessandra Tarantino)
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows first appearance of the new Pope, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been chosen and he has taken the name Pope Francis. (AP PhotoRichard Drew)
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Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoDmitry Lovetsky)
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Gabriela Pasquanello stands in her family's cafe and bakery, Buenos Aires Cafe, on Miami Beach, Fla., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 discussing the election of a pope from her home country. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina after elected pope and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. (AP PhotoJ Pat Carter)
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People shelter themselves under their umbrellas as they wait for smoke to billow from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel indicating that a new pope has been elected in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis, is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP PhotoEmilio Morenatti)
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows first appearance of the new Pope, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been chosen and he has taken the name Pope Francis. (AP PhotoRichard Drew)

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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been 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.

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