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Pope Francis greets his fellow cardinals

The Pope meets members of the College of Cardinals

A child watches the Mass on a screen in St Peter's Square (AP)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Sistine Chapel this afternoon.

Archbishop Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Homily was given at a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Election of Pope Francis at Westminster Cathedral

Pope Francis prior to his election  (Photo: CNS)

Pope Francis: in his own words

Quotes from the new Pope on evangelisation, vanity, human trafficking and inequality

Mass in the Sistine Chapel

The Pope celebrates Mass in the Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis I

‘It looks as if my brothers the cardinals went to fetch [the new Pope] from the end of the world!’

Pope Francis prior to his election  (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio: a profile

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

Pope Francis I

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio is elected Pope

The cardinal, who is the first Jesuit to be elected Pope, will be known as Pope Francis

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Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio is Pope Francis

Live coverage of the new pope’s first appearance

The chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel (AP)

Live coverage of today’s momentous events in Rome