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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008

Pope Francis breaks with custom to celebrate Mass in Rome prison

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby (PA)

The Pope Emeritus has also written a letter congratulating the Most Rev Justin Welby

Francis greets the crowd at his inauguration Mass (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

After his work is done, Pope Francis is likely to follow Pope Benedict into retirement

Bartholomew I, right, at the Pope's inauguration Mass (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Patriarch Bartholomew praises Pope Francis’s simple style

Pope Francis greets Orthodox leaders at the Vatican (CNS)

The Pope calls Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew ‘my Brother Andrew’

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

At inauguration Mass, Pope Francis says: ‘We must not be afraid of goodness, of tenderness’

The Pope received the pallium from protodeacon Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, and the Fisherman’s Ring from Cardinal Angelo Sodano

Pope Francis was joined by patriarchs and major archbishops of the Eastern Catholic Churches

Pope Francis greeted thousands of pilgrims as he arrived in St Peter’s Square on board the popemobile

Pope Francis's inaugural Mass in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Homily given today at the inaugural Mass of the Petrine ministry