Pope Francis: Profiling the New Pontiff - NBC Southern California

    Pope Francis: Profiling the New Pontiff

    Newly elected Pope Francis is a pontiff of many firsts. He's the first pope from Latin America, the first Jesuit, and the first to take on the name Francis. The new pontiff's path to reach the top of the Catholic Church is unlike many before him. Whit Johnson reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 13, 2013. (Published Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013) Newly elected Pope Francis is a pontiff of many firsts. He's the first pope from Latin America, the first Jesuit, and the first to take on the name... See More