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Pope Francis greets crowd in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope marks Feast of St Joseph the Worker with plea for solidarity with jobless

Pope Francis greets the crowd in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Pope delivers homily at Mass attended by Vatican workers

People view relics of the martyrs in the Cathedral of Otranto (Photo: CNS)

Pope’s first canonisation will recognise Blessed Antonio Primaldo and the townsfolk of Otranto

Pope Francis in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Pope Francis says Christians believe in God ‘who is Father, who is Son, who is Holy Spirit’, not a misty presence no one quite understands

Franciscan Sister Florence Deacon, president of the LCWR (Photo: CNS)

“Open and frank” discussions take place between Rome and LCWR

Pope Francis lies prostrate in St Peter's Basilica during the liturgy (AP)

During the liturgy he lay prostrate before the altar of St Peter’s Basilica

Pope Francis washes the foot of a young offender during last year's Holy Thursday Mass at Rome's Casal del Marmo prison (CNS) Below: A video of last year's ceremony (RomeReports)

He urges young prisoners in Rome to ‘help each other’

The modified papal coat of arms

Symbols adjusted on papal coat of arms

Changes made to spikenard flower and star to better reflect importance of Mary and St Joseph

Pope Francis prior to his election  (Photo: CNS)

In a pre-Conclave speech the future Pontiff urged colleagues to reject “theological narcissism”

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel meets Pope Francis this morning (Rome Reports)

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel defends Pope Francis after Vatican meeting