In case you haven't heard: There's a new pope in the
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires, Argentina made history today as he was officially named the new pope—the first from Latin America—after two days of top secret deliberations by 115 cardinals.
White smoke poured from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signaling the officially announcement of new leadership in the Roman Catholic Church as thousands of enthusiasts watched from St. Peter's Square.
Of course, within moments #whitesmoke and Pope Francis began trending on Twitter, and the official Pontiflex account is back in full force, so naturally, celebs have taken to the social media site to share their thoughts on the new pontiff.
Snooki: "Yay for Pope Bergoglio!! He's adorable."
Seth Rogen: "There's also white smoke coming out of my office, but nobody seems that excited about it. #pope"
Mario Lopez: "Big moment for the church & for those of us who call ourselves Catholics. I hope Pope Francis comes with an open heart & open mind..#Faith"
Carson Daly: "I like the new pope. Opted for silence before he first spoke. Pray for me before I pray for you. Humble. #goodstart"
Maria Shriver: "And there he is...the holy father from Argentina. A voice for the poor. A Jesuit. Wow! A man known for his humility and simplicity. His embrace of the poor shows strength and kindness."
Kathy Griffin: "I don't know about u but my conclave is exhausted. Did @CNN just say "this new pope needs no introduction" Is it Madonna?"
David Arquette: "Don't call the new pope Francis - his name is Frank - If you call him Francis he's gonna kill you."
Piers Morgan: "Pope Francis 1 is renowned for his 2001 visit to a hospice, in which he washed and kissed the feet of 12 AIDS patients."
Kal Penn: "This pope cam on TV reminds me of "Eurotrip."
Joan Rivers: "Waiting for the Pope to emerge on the balcony in a white gown. Doubt he'll be singing "Don't Cry for me Argentina." A missed opportunity!"
George Lopez: "Please call me Pope JORGE!"
Steve Martin: "The new Pope just called! The new Pope just called!"