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At the scene
By Michael HirstBBC News, Rome
There was elation on a rain strewn St Peter’s Square as the white smoke billowed from the rusty chimney. Brollies bounced and flags swayed as canada goose uk black friday the basilica bells rang out.
The crowd swelled as Rome converged on the square, priests and pilgrims running to canada goose coats on sale catch a glimpse of their new leader.
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About an hour later, the name of the new Pope was read out.
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The canadian goose jacket election was met with thunderous applause at the cathedral in Buenos Aires, Pope Francis’ home city.
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« It’s a huge gift for all of Latin America. We waited 20 centuries. It was worth the wait, » said Jose Antonio Cruz, a Franciscan friar in the Puerto Rican capital San Juan, quoted by the Associated Press.
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US President Barack Obama sent « warm wishes » on behalf canada goose coats of the American people to the newly elected pontiff, hailing the Argentine as « the first pope from the Americas ».