Photos: A look back at past popes

Photos: A look back at past popes

Credit: Getty Images

White smoke rose from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel Wednesday, signaling cardinals have selected the 266th pope to lead the Catholic Church. Here's a look back at popes of the last several decades.

Print
Email
|

by KING 5 News

khou.com

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 13 at 9:14 PM

ROME -- White smoke rose from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, signaling cardinals have selected the 266th pope to lead the Catholic Church.

While the world celebrates the newly elected Pope Francis I, click here to take a look back at popes of the last several decades.

 

 

 

Print
Email
|