PBS NewsHour

Bergoglio Is First South American, First Jesuit Pontiff

Clip: Season 2013 | 5m 41s

The election of Pope Francis marked two firsts for the papal office: he is both the first South American and the first Jesuit pope. For more on the historic selection and what it reflects about the current state of the Catholic Church, Gwen Ifill talks with Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter.

Aired: 03/13/13

Rating: NR

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