Mar 14, 2013 11:45 AM

Papal election stirs Argentina's 'dirty war' past

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Pope Francis is known for his humility, his reluctance to talk about himself. The self-effacement, admirers say, is why he has hardly ever denied one of the harshest allegations against him: That he was among church leaders who actively supported Argentina's murderous dictatorship. It's... Read Story

Mar 13, 2013 8:14 PM

Getting to know Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Francis, associating himself with the humble 13th-century Italian preacher who lived a life of poverty. ... Read Story

Mar 13, 2013 6:48 AM

Black smoke from Sistine Chapel: No pope yet

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Black smoke is billowing from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, meaning Roman Catholic cardinals have not elected a pope in their second or third rounds of balloting. Cardinals voted twice Wednesday in Michelangelo's famed frescoed chapel after a first vote Tuesday in a conclave to... Read Story

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