Vatican City, Italy (ABC 4 News)-
With the rising of the white smoke at the Vatican, the Roman Catholic conclave sent a strong signal of inclusion to the Latino population worldwide.
Pope Francis I, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, is the first non-European pontiff in more than 1000 years. An Argentinean, Pope Francis was chosen off of a short list of possibilities, which included several prominent American Catholic clergy.
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