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Pope Francis receives keys to papal apartments

On Thursday evening, Pope Francis was given a silver colored key to unlock the doors of the papal office

Francis offers his second blessing as Pope to pregnant woman

During his first morning as Pope, Francis prayed for nearly 30 minutes at the altar of Rome’s Basilica of St Mary Major. Before he left he greeted a married couple and gave a blessing to the lady, who was pregnant

From excitement to tears: Argentinians overwhelmed with emotion

Euphoria broke out in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis greets the world

Just moments after being elected, Pope Francis gave his first ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing as he stood on the balcony overlooking St Peter’s Square

Conclave begins behind closed doors, as the famous ‘Extra Omnes’ phrase is announced

The conclave is officially underway. The doors of the Sistine Chapel were closed just moments after Msgr Guido Marini announced the famous Latin phase: ‘Extra Omnes,’ which roughly translates to ‘Everyone Out.’