Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church selected Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis on Wednesday, March 13, and Medill students reported from different parts of Chicago, gauging the reactions of Catholics around the city.
Hispanic community celebrates new pope
Shruti Sharma reported from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School on the near southwest side of Chicago to ask students about their thoughts on the first Jesuit.
Some Chicagoans praise pope's humility, question his conservatism
Ananth Baliga spoke with several Catholics in Chicago to find out what they think about the new pope.
Residentes Latinos de Logan Square celebran a Francisco I (video in Spanish)
Denisse Gonzalez spoke with Catholics in Logan Square to get their reactions on the first South American pope.