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Pope Francis a man of many firsts

Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:00 am

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was chosen to become Pope Francis amid a flurry of “firsts” Wednesday. The first pope from South America. The first non-European pope in more than 1,000 years. The first Jesuit, and the first to take his name in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.

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