Greensboro, NC-- Wednesday afternoon, white smoke streamed from where the Conclaved was voting for the next Pope.
Bells across Rome tolled as the world awaited the name of the New Pope. Catholic churches as far way as Greensboro, such as Our Lady of Grace rang bells until the name was announced.
With ceremonial fanfare, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, now known as Pope Francis I has to confront a new world.
Catholics across Latin America also welcomed and cheered their new pope as a people's pope who will understand their needs.
Horns honked in his home country of Argentina, where until Wednesday Pope Francis was known as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires.