UPDATE: Archdiocese of Baltimore: Yes, a Pope Has Been Chosen
Based on the British newspaper "The Guardian," the conclave of cardinals has decided on a new head of the Roman Catholic Church.
UPDATE (4:56 p.m.)—A new pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has been elected by the conclave of cardinals, according to The Guardian News website.
They've elected Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, of the Jesuit order, as the 266th pontiff. He takes the name Francis, the report states.
Archbishop Lori from the Archdiocese of Baltimore will hold a press conference this afternoon in Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, according to a news release from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
At 3 p.m. all Catholic churches and schools were to ring their bells for a minimum of five minutes, the release states.
At 4 p.m., cathedral staff will hang bunting, and mass will be held at 5:30 at the cathedral, led by the archbishop.
The Guardian is a news source in Great Britain.