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WYD 2013: Crowds bring Pope’s car to standstill as he arrives in Rio

Pope Francis waves to the crowds after his arrival in Rio (CNS)

Police find homemade bomb at shrine Pontiff will visit on Wednesday

Lumen Fidei: an overview of Pope Francis’s first encyclical

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI at the Vatican in May (CNS)

Encyclical bears the clear influence of Benedict XVI

Our throwaway culture is costing lives, says Pope Francis

Pope looks on as he leads general audience in St. Peter's Square at Vatican

Pope speaks out on World Environment Day

Pope celebrates canonisation Mass in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis greets Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos during the canonisation Mass on Sunday (Photo: CNS)

First Colombian saint and more than 800 Italian martyrs recognised by Pope Francis

‘We must all take responsibility to evangelise,’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

‘Church must not be a babysitter,’ Pontiff tells faithful

Pope recognises martyrs who died at the hands of communist and fascist regimes

Pope Francis (AP)

The way has been prepared for the beatification of Italian, Romanian and Hungarian priests

Pope Francis tells diplomats: moral relativism threatens peace

Pope Francis greets diplomats during an audience this morning (CNS)

The Pope calls for closer ties between the world’s religions and cites the dangerous ‘dictatorship of relativism’

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio: a profile

Pope Francis prior to his election  (Photo: CNS)

To many in Buenos Aires, he is known simply as ‘Father Jorge’

Conclave to begin on Tuesday

Workers prepare the Sistine Chapel for the conclave (Photo: CNS)

Mass will be celebrated in the morning and cardinals will enter conclave in the afternoon

Benedict XVI pledges obedience to his successor

Pope Benedict XVI addresses the College of Cardinals on the final day of his papacy (Photo: CNS)

‘Among you,’ Benedict XVI told the assembled cardinals, ‘is the future pope’