World reacts to new pope

Published: Mar 13 2013 02:39:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 04:41:55 PM EDT

The world reacts to news of a new pope to head the Catholic Church.

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White smoke rose from a chimney above the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, signaling the election of a new pope. Roman Catholics in Vatican City and around the world cried, prayed and cheered in reaction.

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