New Pope

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on Wednesday. (L'Osservatore Romano / Getty Images / March 13, 2013)

Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was chosen pope of the Catholic Church on Wednesday, the first pope from the Americas. Will he reform the church? Can he erase the tarnish of financial troubles in the church and abuse allegations against priests? What’s your view?

NEWS AND VIEWS

Francis is a nod to changing world
USA Today, March 13

Meet the new pope
NBC News, March 13

What's in a name? Pope Francis may signal new chapter
CBS News, March 13