Vatican crowds smaller than expected

Those attending St Peter's Square have room to move.

Crowds at the Vatican are certainly smaller than authorities had planned for the inauguration.

Up to a million had been forecast to flock to Rome for the ceremony.

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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.