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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 (Photo: PA)

No one here was prepared for his election – President Kirchner was oblivious to the news, tweeting about public projects in Patagonia

Pope Francis greets the world

Just moments after being elected, Pope Francis gave his first ‘Urbi et Orbi’ blessing as he stood on the balcony overlooking St Peter’s Square