Pope Francis: Front Pages Of The World’s Newspapers Celebrate New Pope [PHOTOS]

on March 14 2013 10:56 AM

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected by the papal conclave to become the new pope on Wednesday, March 14, 2013. Bergoglio took the name Pope Francis and with the historic announcement, the front pages of the world’s newspapers were dedicated to the new pope.

Pope Francis is the first pope from Latin America, and his native country of Argentina celebrated the announcement.  Below you can find out how United States, Argentinian, Italian and German newspapers celebrated the election of Pope Francis.

La Nacion from Argentina:

La Nacion Front page of La Nacion.  La Nacion

El Territorio from Argentina:

El Territorio Front page of El Territorio.  El Territorio

La Stampa from Italy:

La Stampa Front page of La Stampa.  La Stampa

Front page of L'Osservatore Romano:

L'Osservatore Romano Front page of L'Osservatore Romano  L'Osservatore Romano via Twitter

Front page of The Daily Telgraph from the UK:

The Daily Telegraph Front page of The Daily Telegraph.  The Daily Telegraph

Front page of The Guardian:

The Guardian Front page of The Guardian.  The Guardian

Front page of The Sun from the UK:

The Sun Front page of The Sun.  The Sun

Front page of The New York Times:

New York Times Cover Front page of the New York Times.  The New York Times

Front page of The Washington Post:

The Washington Post The Washington Post's announced that it would be adopting a metered paywall this summer.  The Washington Post

Front page of the New York Post:

New York Post Front page of the New York Post.  New York Post

Front page of New York Daily News:

New York Daily News Front page of the New York Daily News.  New York Daily News