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They can’t get Pope Francis over paedophilia: but they were always going to find something

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He urges pilgrims to ‘have a great Sunday and great lunch!’

An estimated 300,000 pilgrims filled St Peter’s Square

Francis gave a six-minute homily at a small Vatican parish church on his first Sunday as Pope

He says he longs for ‘a Church that is poor and for the poor’

As Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI made his views on foreign policy explicit, but he never reiterated them as pope

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

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

On Thursday evening, Pope Francis was given a silver colored key to unlock the doors of the papal office