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Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in International, Religion | 0 comments

Election of First Latin American Pope Stuns Analysts

Election of first Latin American pope stuns analysts (via AFP)

The election Wednesday of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Latin America’s first pope stunned analysts who expected a more conservative choice. The self-effacing archbishop of his native Buenos Aires — also the first Jesuit pope — was nowhere near the top of the list of frontrunners to replace the retired…