Photos: New Pope Timeline
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
He chose the name Pope Francis.
Watch the timeline above track major events in the Catholic Church since Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement last month.
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- Priest Gives Used Car to Pope, Who Wants to Drive
- Pope Washes Feet of Young Detainees in Ritual
- Delicate Diplomacy: Pope Meets Argentine President
- Vatican Defends Pope Against What it Calls Anti-Clerical Campaign
- VIDEO: St. Thomas Students Celebrate Pope Francis
- New Style of Papacy: Pope Francis Pays Hotel Bill
- Minnesotans Pray for Pope Francis at Basilica of Saint Mary
- Vatican: Francis Won't Visit Benedict Thursday
- INTERVIEW: UST Student in St. Peter Square for Pope Announcement
- Local Reaction to the Election of Pope Francis