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Pope Francis receives a book from Dr Nikolaus Schneider

Dr Nikolaus Schneider hopeful for joint celebration of the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Pope Francis celebrates  Mass (Photo: PA)

Programme of liturgical celebrations for April and May released

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

The Pontiff says moaning “dashes hope”

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

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

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

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

Patriarch Bartholomew praises Pope Francis’s simple style

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

Cardinal-electors swear oath to defend the Church

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

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?’