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March 15, 2013
Francis pays tribute to Benedict, reflects on age
March 15, 2013 - 7:08am
March 14, 2013
 In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis puts flowers on the altar inside St. Mary Major Basilica, in Rome, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Pope Francis opened his first morning as pontiff by praying Thursday at Rome's main basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary, a day after cardinals elected him the first pope from the Americas in a bid to revive a Catholic Church in crisis and give it a preacher with a humble touch. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)
Pope Francis' humility: stops by hotel to get bags
March 14, 2013 - 8:35am
March 13, 2013
Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Update: Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
March 13, 2013 - 2:38pm
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected pope
March 13, 2013 - 2:20pm
A Swiss guard salutes, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The Catholic church has chosen a new pope. White smoke is billowing from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, meaning 115 cardinals in a papal conclave have elected a new leader for the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Gallery: Photos from St. Peter's Square
March 13, 2013 - 1:39pm
White smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The white smoke indicates that the new pope has been elected. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Catholic church has new pope, expected to appear within the hour
March 13, 2013 - 1:16pm
White smoke signals selection of pope
March 13, 2013 - 1:11pm
Black smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The black smoke indicates that the new pope has not been elected yet. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Black smoke again: Cardinals don't agree on pope
March 13, 2013 - 7:57am
March 12, 2013
Black smoke emerges from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The black smoke indicates that the new pope has not been elected yet. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Conclave: Black smoke rises meaning no pope on first vote
March 12, 2013 - 1:56pm
People watch cardinals assembled in the Sistine Chapel at the start the conclave to elect a new pope on a video monitor in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky
Update: Conclave to elect new pope begins
March 12, 2013 - 11:44am
March 1, 2013
In this photo provided Friday, March 1, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, at center with red skull cap, officially takes over the vacant See as camerlengo, chamberlain, before sealing Pope Benedict XVI's apartment, after Benedict left the Vatican. Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign Thursday, ending an eight-year pontificate. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)
Vatican takes first steps running pope-less church
March 1, 2013 - 10:04am
February 28, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI waves from the balcony window of the Pontifical summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, some 35 kilometers south of Rome, to a cheering crowd gathered to see him the day he ends his pontificate, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
Pope, in final message, says he's a simple pilgrim
February 28, 2013 - 12:51pm
Benedict promises obedience to successor
February 28, 2013 - 7:15am
February 27, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI greeted the Catholic masses in St. Peter's Square Wednesday for the last time before retiring, making several rounds of the square as crowds cheered wildly and stopping to kiss a half-dozen children brought up to him by his secretary. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Pope recalls 'joy' of papacy, and difficulties
February 27, 2013 - 6:57am
February 26, 2013
Pope to be called 'emeritus pope,' will wear white
February 26, 2013 - 7:02am
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