Vatican Cardinals Elect Pope Francis I; Ten Best Twitter Reactions
The Vatican cardinals finally decided to agree on who the new pope is going to be and elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to be the new pontiff.
He will be called Pope Francis I.
Francis is 76 years old and reportedly only has one lung.
Because, if the last pope taught us anything, it's that it's important to have a young guy with good health.
And, as it is with everything in our lives when historical moments unfold, we took to Twitter to find people's best, most honest reactions.
Here now are the ten best Twitter reactions to the new Holy Man himself:
The ballots don't make very much smoke, so the cardinals usually toss in a few child abuse records to liven things up. #vaticanfacts
-- Rich Abdill (@rabdill) March 12, 2013
white smoke means they've chosen a new pope? i don't get it. did they burn the old one? #kindamean
-- Mark Duplass (@MarkDuplass) March 13, 2013
I hope the new Pope takes up the most pressing needs of the church, like more pretty marble statues and a Crusade against infidels.
-- Old Hoss Radbourn (@OldHossRadbourn) March 13, 2013
If the new pope is black Fox News will automatically hate him.
-- Sharky Guns (@jram305) March 13, 2013
breaking: the new pope is an old, white guy
-- a milania parody (@TheFauxMilaniaG) March 13, 2013
There's also white smoke coming out of my office, but nobody seems that excited about it. #pope
-- Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 13, 2013
Karl Rove: Hold on the white smoke. Ohio's votes aren't in.
-- Indecision (@indecision) March 13, 2013
*leaps on newly chosen pope and violently unscrews his head and rips it off* *there is another, smaller pope inside*
-- Jeb Lund Sese Seko (@Mobute) March 13, 2013
-- Steve Dolson (@stevedolson) March 13, 2013
-- Darth Vader (@DepressedDarth) March 13, 2013
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