Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.
New leader: Pope Francis appears for the first time on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the Roman Catholic pontiff. He is the first Jesuit and first Latin American pope.
A visibly moved Pope Francis ditched his prepared remarks in speaking to thousands of families gathered in Philadelphia Saturday night – giving an impromptu reflection on the beauty and dire importance of family life.
ODD ORBIT: News Oddities around the World; Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, right, kisses the hand of late Pope John Paul II during a ceremony at the Vatican.His name appeared as one of the possible successors to John Paul II in
Newly elected Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina appears on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica after being elected by the conclave of cardinals, at the Vatican, March REUTERS/Dylan Martinez