A Year with Pope Francis

On March 13, 2013, a year ago, the Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope of the Catholic Church, taking the name of Francis. He almost immediately distinguished himself for his informal approach to the papacy and for his ability to revive the message of the Catholic Church throughout the world, something that has been called the "Pope Francis effect". Here are some images we selected from his first year as pope to mark the anniversary of his election.