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Topic: Pope Francis

Papal gifts of chocolate eggs and money distributed in Rome for Easter

Pope donates 150 eggs to children at the Bambino Gesu paediatric hospital

Be close to those crushed by troubles, says Pope in Urbi et Orbi

Pontiff says Resurrection shows ‘love makes hope blossom in the wilderness’

Take message of Resurrection to ends of earth, says Pope at Vigil

Francis baptises 10 people from around the world at Easter Vigil in St Peter’s

Jesus wants us to serve others better, says Pope Francis

Pope washes feet of 12 disabled people, including women and a Muslim man

Pope Francis says ‘priestly joy is a priceless treasure’ at Chrism Mass

Pontiff says that, like many priests, he has sometimes felt isolated and gloomy

Pope appoints British woman president of papal academy

Sociologist and professor Margaret Archer named president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Journalist ‘astonished’ to have fooled media with Vatican hoax

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Full text: Pope Francis’s Palm Sunday Mass homily

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis poses for selfies and speaks unscripted during Palm Sunday Mass

Pope asks faithful to look into their hearts to see how they are living their lives

What if Francis had been pope in 2005?

The then-Cardinal Bergoglio reportedly came second in the 2005 conclave and is said to have been relieved he wasn’t elected on that occasion