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Pope Francis makes history as first Latin American pontiff [VIDEO]

Posted at 5:39 PM, Mar 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-13 17:58:05-04

It was dramatic, the white smoke signaling a historic moment for the Roman Catholic Church.

The church has a new leader — Pope Francis of Argentina, the first pope chosen from outside of Europe.

PIX11’s Mary Murphy reports from Rome.