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Habemus Papam Twitterus: Web reacts to news of a new pope


@Pontifex, the official Vatican Twitter account, announces the new pope.

Reaction spreads across the Web as the Vatican announces Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected the new pope and will take the name Francis I. Here's a sampling of what's being said on social networks. Join the conversation by tagging your papal tweets #NBCPope.


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