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Pope Francis washes the foot of a young offender during last year's Holy Thursday Mass at Rome's Casal del Marmo prison (CNS) Below: A video of last year's ceremony (RomeReports)

He urges young prisoners in Rome to ‘help each other’

Pope Francis (AP)

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

The modified papal coat of arms

Symbols adjusted on papal coat of arms

Changes made to spikenard flower and star to better reflect importance of Mary and St Joseph

Pope Francis prior to his election  (Photo: CNS)

In a pre-Conclave speech the future Pontiff urged colleagues to reject “theological narcissism”

Pope Francis celebrates  Mass (Photo: PA)

In his Chrism Mass homily the Pope urged priests to go out where there is ‘suffering, blindness, and evil masters’

The Chrism Mass at Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols says at Chrism Mass that priests fail in spectacular and hidden ways

Pope Francis and the Catholic Church were the subject of an Intelligence Squared debate

Parliamentarians believe a change in rules would lead to growth of the priesthood

Pope Francis is driven through the crowd at his first general audience (AP)

He asks faithful to ‘open the doors of your hearts’

A hooded penitent in the  Philippines pauses while carrying a cross (AP)

Faithful urged to ‘focus on prayers’ rather than extreme self-mortification

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

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