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Pope Francis will mix his Argentine past with his Roman present to create his new papal coat of arms.
2 On Your Side's Maryalice Demler is in Italy covering the conclave. Here is a glimpse of some of the behind-the-scenes.
The newly elected pontiff discussed how he came to choose the name Francis at a press gathering at the Vatican on Saturday.
He told the cardinals that the role of older people in the church was to pass on optimism and hope to younger generations.
Maryalice Demler was in St. Peter's Square for the announcement of the new pope, Pope Francis I.
The Catholic Church has elected a new pope.
Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is out of town, but he spoke with 2 On Your Side by phone Wednesday night from Baltimore where he's attending a meeting.
Pope Francis has been known for years as a humble man who denied himself the luxuries that previous Buenos Aires cardinals enjoyed.
Pope Francis opened his first morning as pontiff by praying Thursday at Rome's main basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary, a day after cardinals elected him the first pope from the Americas in a bid to revive a Catholic Church in crisis and give it a preacher with a humble touch.
The Vatican says the Pope chose the name Francis, from St. Francis of Assisi.
In the 1200's, Saint Francis was known for his work with the poor in Assisi, located just a couple hours north of Rome.
It's a picturesque area, with a basilica housing the saint's remains.
It's known to be a very peaceful, serene place that many religious pilgrims visit each year.
Wednesday afternoon, a few parishioners gathered at the Our Lady of Victory Basilica to pray for the new Pope.
The Catholic church has chosen a new pope.
Latin Americans are reacting with joy to news of the first pope from the hemisphere.
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.
The Cardinal-Electors have a busy day ahead of them Wednesday, the second day of the conclave to choose the next pope.
As the world watches, anxiously awaiting a new Pope, some young people in Western New York say they're looking for specific things from the new leader of the Catholic Church when he emerges.
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U.S. Catholics see the Catholic Church as out of touch with their lives and feel the church must do a much better job of dealing with the issue pedophile priests.
He is still seen as a longshot, but Cardinal Timothy Dolan's friends and relatives in the St. Louis area are watching closely as the process of choosing a new pope begins.
Cardinals celebrated a final Mass on Tuesday before sequestering themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope
Although Buffalo's Bishop Richard Malone would never say it, it's clear from speaking with him that he feels the next Pope should be someone who has what Pope Benedict in many areas lacked.