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Pope Francis will keep to predecessor’s Year of Faith schedule

Pope Francis celebrates  Mass (Photo: PA)

Programme of liturgical celebrations for April and May released

Complaining too often can distance us from Jesus, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he leaves his first Angelus (Photo: CNS)

The Pontiff says moaning “dashes hope”

Pope Francis prays for ‘peace in the whole world’

Pope Francis waves to the faithful after celebrating Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

He tells pilgrims that God’s love is stronger than death

Pope Francis to live in guesthouse rather than papal apartments

The Domus Sanctae Marthae, where Pope Francis has decided to stay (Photo: CNS)

Vatican spokesman says Pope prefers ‘living in community with others’

We must keep alive the thirst for the Absolute, Pope tells religious leaders

Bartholomew I, right, at the Pope's inauguration Mass (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Patriarch Bartholomew praises Pope Francis’s simple style

The Pope must open his arms to protect all of God’s people, says Francis

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

At inauguration Mass, Pope Francis says: ‘We must not be afraid of goodness, of tenderness’

Cardinals ask for Holy Spirit’s aid as they begin conclave

Cardinals attended Mass at St Peter's earlier today (CNS)

Cardinal-electors swear oath to defend the Church

Vatican rejects claims it is encouraging illegal ivory trade

Benedict XVI accepts a gift of an ivory crucifix from Benin's President Thomas Yayi Boni, who said it was obtained legally (Photo: CNS)

Fr Lombardi says Vatican Radio will engage in fight against poaching

Open the door to Christ, Benedict XVI says in Urbi et Orbi address

Benedict XVI gives his blessing following the Urbi et Orbi address yesterday (AP)

Pope says Christians should ask: ‘What would happen if Mary and Joseph were to knock at my door?’

Pope venerates the Virgin Mary in Rome’s plush shopping district

Benedict XVI travels to the Spanish Steps to mark the feast of the Immaculate Conception (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI says Mary’s immaculate conception brings joy in annual pilgrimage to Spanish Steps