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Council and Pontiff thought to be working on plans to reorganise Curia

In annual address, Pope says ‘there have been, and still are, saints’ at the Vatican

The Pope of forgievness wishes to encourage both priests and laypeople

Honduran cardinal said the Pope watches over the church like a father

Reforms will seek ‘a renewal that will truly be a service to the Universal Church’

Key points from the Pontiff’s apostolic exhortation

Scandals, including those involving child abuse and the Vatican Bank, make the task of evangelisation harder

Pope Francis acknowledges Cardinal’s contribution to the Holy See in short ceremony

Meeting to discuss subject of the family will be held in October 2014

Francis indicates he will push ahead with reforms of Church governance in interview with La Repubblica