Analysis: The only question about the election of our new pope is which is the greatest surprise: that he is a Jesuit, that he is Latin American, or that he is 76?
All Things Catholic: This conclave turned into a tribute to the most iconic saint in Catholic tradition. Here's how.
Rome dispatch: When Pope Francis met with his cardinals Friday, there were some slight alterations from the traditions of Pope Benedict XVI.
Pope Francis has been busy since his election, and he has used his activity to further the image of a warm, simple pastor.
Opinion: The election of Pope Francis was an inspired choice who might be able to make some changes at the highest levels of church.
Rome dispatch: Cardinals who voted for Pope Francis in this week's conclave said they believe Francis is the right man for the job.
The Roman Catholic church has its first Latin American pope: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, now to be known as Pope Francis.
Storify: This is the first papacy in a world with social media, and people from around the world are talking. Here's a snapshot of who's saying what.
Rome dispatch: Thousands watched black smoke rise from the Sistine Chapel in Rome this morning. No pope yet.
From Rome: White smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel a little after 7 p.m. Rome time Tuesday.