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Pope Francis

  • Aired: 03/15/2013
  • 07:26
  • Rating: NR
Watch managing editor Kim Lawton's report from Rome on the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, and hear reaction to his selection from experts and other Catholics.
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What will the election of the first Latin American pope mean for the Catholic Church?
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