Francis and Benedict embrace at historic Papal lunch

An embrace between Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has made history today. Credit: APTN
The meeting of the sitting Catholic leader and his predecessor was the first in history. Credit: APTN
Pope Francis shared lunch with the retired Benedict at the latter's Italian castle, days after the former's official inauguration. Credit: APTN

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Pope leads Palm Sunday Mass

Days after his inauguration, Pope Francis has returned to a packed St Peter's Square to lead Palm Sunday Mass, which begins the start of Holy Week towards Easter. It comes a day after he lunched with predecessor Pope Emeritus Benedict south of Rome.