Eastern Iowans React to New Pope; Pope Francis I

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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By Jay Knoll

LINN COUNTY, Iowa - Eastern Iowans, and people around the world, are reacting Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina being chosen as the new leader of the Roman Catholic church. He's now Pope Francis. Here's a look at the historic choice and the man now seated in the chair of St. Peter.

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