World welcomes Pope Francis on front pages

White smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel a little after 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, giving newspapers on the other side of the Atlantic plenty of time to prepare front pages trumpeting the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope. The 76-year-old from Buenos Aires is the first pontiff from South America, the first Jesuit, and the first to take the name Francis. || Previous front pages: Pope Benedict XVI elected | Pope John Paul II dies

An issue of Time with this commemorative cover will be on newsstands Friday.

Front pages from Argentina

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Front pages from Europe

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U.S. front pages

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