Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, the new pope, is breaking historic ground by choosing the name Francis.
Pope Francis I greets the crowd in St. Peter's Square.
The Vatican has sought to quell controversy over Pope Francis' conduct during Argentina's so-called Dirty War, amid accusations that he could have done more to protect two Jesuit priests who were kidnapped.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis I
The new pope's identity is Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis I.
People react in St Peter's Square as white smoke emits from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel as a new Pope is elected on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican.
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected the next pope, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran announced Wednesday night from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. He is the first South American pope.
White smoke signals the Conclave of Cardinals has chosen a new pope.
French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran (C) announces the newly elected Pope as Pope Francis I on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican.
White smoke - a new pope has been elected.