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The future Pope Francis greets the faithful in Buenos Aires in 2009 (AP)

This latecomer on the Pope Francis biography scene is fresh, vivid and beautifully crafted

In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Pope Francis meets Argentine Lidia Guerrero in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Lidia Guerrero is hopeful Pope Francis will put across her son’s case when he visits the United States next month

Pope holds controversial sign (PA)

Pope Francis was pictured holding a sign calling for dialogue on the Falkland’s issue

Cardinal Peter Turkson at a Vatican press conference launching Laudato Si' in June (CNS)

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French president François Hollande meets Pope Francis in January 2014 (AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys, Pool)

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Trouble ahead: A scene from Force Majeure

Force Majeure is both a tense family drama and a brilliant black comedy

A still from the Fox Sports advert (CNS)

Fox Sports ran the advert ahead of a match between San Lorenzo and São Paulo

Pope Francis has put his life in God's hands (CNS)

My life is in God’s hands, says Pope

Pope Francis has given an exclusive interview to an Argentine newspaper

Pope Francis during an encounter with the elderly in September (CNS)

Francis says it is ‘easy to put our consciences to sleep’ and not visit parents for months at a time

Pope Francis passes Mexico flag in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope’s use of the term ‘Mexicanisation’ was not meant as an insult to the Mexican people, according to spokesman