The new pope was elected on the second day of voting, and the announcer said his name is called - Francis. Habemus Papam chose this name as in honoring Saint Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most famous person, who experienced poverty and live in a simple way. His characteristic and his compassion are the reasons that make him famous even he died for 800 years.
The new pope - Francis is also the first one pope who was not born in europe but in South America - Argentina. He is fluent in Spanish, Italian and German. He is outstanding in poverty issue, Homosexuality, Abortion, etc. On "Catholic Online", he is mentioned as "another humble man".
"Cardinal Bergoglio had a special place in his heart
and his ministry for the poor, for the disenfranchised,
for those living on the fringes and facing injustice,"
Thomas Rosica - Vatican deputy spokesman
It took 69 minutes for Francis to meet the crowd after the white smoke was shown in Sistine Chapel. Before pope Francis begins his message, he asked to make a prayer for Benedict XVI. At the end of his first speech, pope Francis asked the people for their prayers and blessed the people. When he finished his blessing, he grabbed back the microphone said, "Have a good evening and rest well."
From the live streaming on the internet, people shouted and screamed for the new pope. Some even started crying.
This new pope wanted to bring the church back to basic, and let's wait and see the changes he will make. May God bless him in the catholic church.