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(Photo Credit: Marlborough News Online)

(Photo Credit: Marlborough News Online)

by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich)


And all that. Congrats to our Roman Catholic brethren.

You can watch the rest of the proceedings live here.

As for the media, “WILL HE BE AN ADULT CATHOLIC MALE?!?”

UPDATE: Cardinal Bergoglio is announced as Pope Francis. He is the first Latin American, Global South-er, and Jesuit elected to that office.

Feckless punditry begins in 3…2…1…