12 Celebrity Reactions To Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s Election As Pope

By: Dylan Howard / March 13, 2013

The endorsements are in.

Soon after white smoke rose from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel and Pope Francis I, the first non-European pontiff of the modern era, emerged to the cheers of thousands who’d packed into St. Peter’s Square, celebrities began taking to Twitter to share their views on his election.

Here’s what some of your favorite stars had to say:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch our video, below, to see how the new Pope was chosen.