The Roman Catholic Church has a new pope: Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio (to be named Francis) from Argentina.
What do you think about the new pope — the first non-European and Jesuit to fill that role?
according to the Association of Religious Data Archives. That's an increase of almost 90,000 people over three decades.
For more coverage on the new pope, see the Huffington Post coverage.
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