Pope Francis has promised to bring his followers hope by service at his inauguration in front of a crowd of 150,000 in Rome.
Pope Francis will greet crowds before being inaugurated, a guide to the event at the Vatican today.
A woman who claims she was once the girlfriend of Pope Francis said the pair broke up because he wanted to become a priest.
Pope Francis has concluded his inauguration with an epic meet-and-greet session during which he received 132 representatives of nations and international organisations.
Let us keep a place for Christ in our lives, let us care for one another and let us be loving custodians of creation.From @Pontifex on Twitter:
After a two hour mass there is a chance for the crowds to pick up a Pope Francis souvenir and show their love.
Baroness Warsi, who attended the inauguration of Pope Francis in Rome, has tweeted her response to the ceremony:
The Minister for Faith and Communities joined Cabinet colleague Kenneth Clarke in representing the British government at the inauguration.