SHREWSBURY, Mo. (KSDK) - NewsChannel 5's Farrah Fazal was with Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis when he heard the news at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in Shrewsbury.
Archbishop Carlson was emotional when he saw the pope for the first time and when he talked to reporters an hour later.
Pope Francis is the first Jesuit pope, and Father Doug Marcoullier leads Jesuits in St. Louis. He says Jesuits have a tradition of not seeking power.