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# Il Papa Don't Reach
The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down
The Pope is on a visit to Mexico.
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Pope Francis gives rare insight into what happened at conclave
The new pope said today he wants “a poor Church for the poor” and spoke about how his name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi.
# White Smoke
Tears, cheers and prayers as the Vatican reveals new pope
IN PICTURES: Twenty reactions to the election of the New World’s first pope.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you optimistic about Pope Francis?
The new leader of the Roman Catholic church is a doctrinal conservative who believes strongly in social justice. How do you feel about Pope Francis?
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President Higgins and Michael Noonan to attend Pope Francis's inauguration
The President will represent Ireland, while the Finance Minister will attend on behalf of the Irish Government.
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PHOTOS: Day 1 of the Vatican conclave to elect the next Pope
The 115 cardinals under 80 were locked into the Sistine Chapel this afternoon to begin the process of choosing the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church.
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13 of the best fake tweets from the Pope
“Shark Week’s going off on the Discovery Channel.” Twitter welcomed Benedict XVI in its own special way…