March 13, 2013
Students from Brenda Raymer’s 4th grade class at St. Peter Interparish School gather with kindergartners from Judy Heinrich’s and Kathy Surface’s classes as they clap and cheer. The classes were watching a live broadcast from Vatican City as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, now known as Pope Francis, addresses the gathered masses in St. Peter’s Square and television audiences around the world from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica following his election as the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church by the College of Cardinals on Wednesday.
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