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Pope Francis didn't wear the traditional ermine mozzetta -- a red cape -- when he stepped to the balcony Wednesday.
Instead, he stood above hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square -- and millions and millions more Roman Catholics scattered in all four corners of the Earth -- in a simple white cassock.
Francis, the first pope from the Americas, made a point of asking for...