Baroness Warsi 'privileged and honoured' to be in Rome

Baroness Warsi, who attended the inauguration of Pope Francis in Rome, has tweeted her response to the ceremony:

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Privileged & honoured to witness up close the moving inauguration of #Pope Francis. His messages of hope will ring through the world #faith

The Minister for Faith and Communities joined Cabinet colleague Kenneth Clarke in representing the British government at the inauguration.

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Pope Francis inaugurated

Pope Francis has been officially installed as the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church today. The Pope began his first full day with a prayer dedicated to the Virgin Mary at Rome's main Basilica.