Catholics around Kern County hope the new pontiff can bring change to the church already impacted by scandal.
The announcement came as a surprise for many Catholics we spoke with today who also became a bit emotional when they found out the new pontiff was born in Latin America.
Maria Damian didn’t expect cardinals to vote so soon for a new pope.
“There are many things to talk about when it comes to the future of the church. I am happy and I’m enjoying history being made,” said Damian.
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