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  • Pope welcomes Bayern Munich to the Vatican

    Friday, October 24th 2014

    After beating Roma 7-1 in a Champions League match, players from Bayern Munich visited Pope Francis at the Vatican

  • Pope Francis welcomed to Pentecostal church

    Tuesday, July 29th 2014

    On Monday Pope Francis made his way back to Caserta, in southern Italy, less than 48 hours after his first trip there, to meet with his friend Pastor Giovanni Traettino and speak to a group of Pentecostals at a partially built church

  • Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall

    Monday, May 26th 2014

    Pope embraced Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Muslim leader Omar Abboud at sacred Jewish site

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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.’

Cardinals process inside St Peter’s Basilica for the Mass to elect a pope

The 115 cardinals processed into the Basilica to begin the Pro Eligendo Pontifice Mass