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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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Pope’s secretary moved to tears during Mass

Benedict XVI was the only person able to hold back tears during his last Mass as pope at St Peter’s Basilica

Benedict XVI thanks everyone during last Mass at St Peter’s

The Pope celebrated an emotional last Mass for the distribution of the ashes, kissing the basilica’s altar for the last time

Pope welcomed with warm applause in his first public appearance since abdication announcement

Benedict XVI seemed at ease as he led the general audience at the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall

Images from the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

These images show how Benedict XVI, in a calm and surprising manner, announced in Latin that he will be resigning as the Successor of Peter

Animals pay a visit to St Peter’s Square

Horses, cows, rabbits and peacocks were among the species present for the traditional blessing of St Anthony at St Peter’s Square