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Photos: The world reacts to new pope

Updated 8:31 AM ET, Thu March 14, 2013
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People pray after learning of the newly elected Pope Francis at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 13. The former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has made history as the first pontiff from Latin America. LUCY NICHOLSON /LANDOVREUTERS
Catholics take part in a Mass in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Thursday, March 14. The faithful celebrated the election of the first non-European pope in nearly 1,300 years of church history. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images
Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart leads celebrations at St Paul's Cathedral in the Australian city on March 14 after the Vatican announcement. Joe Castro/AAP Image/Landov
Parishioners react to the announcement of the new pope at a midday Mass on March 13 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
People cheer the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope Francis at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires on March 13. ENRIQUE MARCARIAN/Reuters/LANDOV
Employees of the evening newspaper La Hora in Guatemala City, Guatemala, review printed editions with the announcement of the election of Pope Francis. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
A young man waves a flag of the Vatican after the announcement of the election of Argentina's cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, as Pope Francis in Guatemala City. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Fortunatus Nwachukwu, in white, the Vatican's ambassador to Nicaragua, applauds as he watches a local television station announcing the new pope with others in Managua, Nicaragua. OSWALDO RIVAS/Reuters/LANDOV
Argentinians celebrate after the announcement that former Buenos Aires Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
The faithful celebrate at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
A woman is overcome with emotion at the Metropolitan Cathedral after the election. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
President Barack Obama answers a question about the new pope after attending the House Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
People gathered outside the Se Cathedral in in Sao Paulo listen to the announcement of the new pope on March 13. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Shelly Guadelupe of Puerto Rico cries at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. USTIN LANE/EPA/LANDOV
Florencia Silva, right, of Trumbull, Connecticut, and Valentina Bruner of Peru tune in to a webcast of newly elected Pope Francis at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS/LANDOV
Parishioners ring the 100-year-old bells in the tower of Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver in honor of the new pope. ANDY CLARK/Reuters/LANDOV
The faithful listen as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is announced as the new pope at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. IAN LANGSDON/EPA/LANDOV
Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez celebrates the midday Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in recognition of the new pope. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Catholic Monsignor Michael McPartland gestures his approval outside St. Mary's church after learning of newly elected Pope Francis in Stanley, Falkland Islands. MARCOS BRINDICCI/Reuters /Landov