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Pope Francis: 'Maintaining humility in service is not easy' (AP)

Francis says worldly celebrations intoxicate ‘more than grappa on an empty stomach’

Pope Francis named 15 new cardinal-electors from 14 nations after Sunday's Angelus (AP)

Pontiff names 15 cardinal-electors and five cardinals over the age of 80

Cardinals attend a consistory in the Vatican's Synod Hall in October 2014  (CNS)

Francis will also gather the world’s cardinals in February to hear about progress in curial reform

The Vatican bank's headquarters in the Bastion of Nicholas V at the Vatican (CNS)

Summary of figures released by Vatican press office earlier today

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal Kasper tells Vatican Radio he supports ‘a realistic application of doctrine to the current situation’

Bishop Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, one of two Caribbeans to be given a red hat next month (Photo: CNS)

The faithful of Burkina Faso will be celebrating

Pope Francis kisses a child at this morning's general audience (AP)

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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

Pope Francis addresses the cardinals this morning

The Pope spoke to the cardinals in the Clementine Hall this morning

Pope Francis greets all cardinals

One of Pope Francis’s first official acts was to meet all the cardinals at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall