Meet Jorge Bergoglio, Pope Francis. First South American Pope. Latin Americans reacted with joy, bursting into tears and cheers on Wednesday at news that an Argentine cardinal has become the first pope from the hemisphere. Immediate controversy. And more. Immediate edit wars at Wikipedia. Writes Michael Brendan Doherty: Social Justice moves to the front of the Church’s concerns. He’d also carry out a humble papacy. Say goodbye to Benedict’s ostentation in papal clothing. Latin cardinal eschews pomp. Everything you need to know about Pope Francis’s macroeconomic views. The new pope will be one of America’s biggest employers. Andrew Sullivan’s liveblog: “Lowly, Yet Chosen.” Papal address. The Vatican confirms it’s Assisi, not Xavier. And they say there are no second acts in Vatican life. More new pope trivia: He has only one lung.