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Senior Falklands Islands Catholic hopes Pope 'outside politics'

The 76-year-old Argentine, Jorge Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, has been elected new Pope, taking the name Pope Francis.

Monsignor Michael McPartland, the Apostolic Prefect, the most senior Catholic on the Falkland Islands told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast that he hoped the new Argentine Pope would be "outside politics".

  • 14 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK