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New Pope

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Anti Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

3/13/2013 1:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected the new Pope. He has chosen the papal name Pope Francis

Here are the facts:
-- He staunchly opposes gay marriage and abortion
-- He's from Argentina
-- He's 76 years old
-- He's the son of Italian immigrants
-- He's the first Latin-American pope ... and the first from the Americas 
-- He's known for his advocacy on behalf of the poor, primarily in his home country

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1:50 PM PT -- President Barack Obama has already commented on the election on Pope Francis ... saying, "I look forward to working with His Holiness to advance peace, security, and dignity for our fellow human beings."

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1.

IwuvTMZ    

Francis?

533 days ago
2.

CoCo    

Is he available for the memorial service of Justin's hamster?

533 days ago
3.

Proud2bBlack    

I'll continue to wait for a Black Pope! Many Blessing however to Pope Bergoglio, love Italians!

533 days ago
4.

the_truth_hurts    

DAN IT, I JUST LOST FIDDY BUCKS, i bet it was the black guy....how many kids has this one molested
A) 0-100
B) 101-199
C) over 200

533 days ago
5.

Ozzie X    

That's a relief.

533 days ago
6.

Ashley    

Him and I have the same birthday............I hate religion though, too bad cause maybe this would of meant better presents in the future or something....lol RELIGION = CULT

533 days ago
7.

Decker    

Special skill - sweeping child abuse under the carpet.

533 days ago
8.

Mike44090    

And the new Pope is.....Catholic again.

533 days ago
9.

Toasty J    

Looks like a guy that loves a good party.

533 days ago
10.

taz    

Great, now we can stop watching the freakin' chimney.

533 days ago
11.

Karin    

This guy said that gays were lead by the devil. So.... another one that's gonna take catholics even more into the stone age. Way to go !

533 days ago
12.

azneck1    

Awesome! More closed-mindedness! Cool!

533 days ago
13.

Lucky_130    

This guy is not god, he is not Jesus, and he is not a deity. He is just unfortunately worshiped as though he is all of those things

533 days ago
14.

iimE    

Meet the new boss...same as the old boss.

533 days ago
15.

Decker    

Opposes same sex marriage, but blow jobs are ok.

533 days ago
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