BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — TV presenters in Argentina screamed on the air and cars in the street blared their horns at the news that an Argentine cardinal had been chosen as the new pope.
"It's incredible!" said Martha Ruiz, 60, who was weeping with emotion in Buenos Aires after learning that the cardinal she knew as Jorge Mario Bergoglio will now be Pope Francis.
She said she had been in many meetings with him. "He is a man who transmits great serenity," she said.
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