The cardinals meeting in conclave have elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new Roman Catholic Pope, and sent the white smoke signal to let the world know. Bergoglio is of the Jesuit order and has chosen the name Francis and is the 266th Pope.
Pope Francis is 76 years old and was born in Buenos Aires. His parents were Italian immigrants from Italy and was appointed cardinal by Pope John Paul II and is know for his humility by many.
This is the Catholic Church's first Pope from South America.