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Pope Francis embraces Pope Benedict XVI during a ceremony in which Francis blessed a new statue of St. Michael the Archangel  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

The Holy Father sees the reform of the Roman curia as involving a great deal more than any mere inefficiency in its administration

Pope Francis embraces   Benedict XVI  before the consecration ceremony in the Vatican gardens (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff recites prayers to consecrate Vatican City to St Joseph and St Michael the Archangel