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PBS NewsHour | Bergoglio Is First South American, First Jesuit Pontiff | PBS

Duration: 05:41
Program: PBS NewsHour #10583
Broadcast Date: Mar. 13, 2013

The election of Pope Francis marked two firsts for the papal office: he is both the first South American and the first Jesuit pope. For more on the historic selection and what it reflects about the current state of the Catholic Church, Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter.

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Post Date: March 13, 2013