March 25, 2013
A gallery of photos shows the new pope on his home turf

 

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008 at a church in a poor neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.

CNS PHOTO | ENRIQUE GARCIA MEDINA, REUTERS

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008 at a church in a poor neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio at the Basilica of Lujan in Argentina in 2008.

CNS PHOTO | EZEQUIEL PONTORIERO, REUTERS

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio at the Basilica of Lujan in Argentina in 2008.

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergogoli, right, is pictured traveling by subway in Buenos Aires in 2008.

CNS PHOTO | DIEGO FERNANDEZ OTERO, CLARIN HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergogoli, right, is pictured traveling by subway in Buenos Aires in 2008.

Cardinal Bergoglio holds the hands of a women and a girl during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008.

CNS PHOTO | ENRIQUE GARCIA MEDINA, REUTERS

Cardinal Bergoglio holds the hands of a women and a girl during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008.

Bergoglio, a 76-year-old Jesuit, is pictured in a 2005 photo.

CNS PHOTO | ENRIQUE MARCARIAN, REUTERS

Bergoglio, a 76-year-old Jesuit, is pictured in a 2005 photo.

Bergoglio, second from left in the rear, is seen as a young priest with his family in this undated photo.

CNS PHOTO | CLARIN HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Bergoglio, second from left in the rear, is seen as a young priest with his family in this undated photo.