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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.

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Pope Francis delivers Palm Sunday Mass to huge crowd

Pope Francis has returned to a packed St Peter's Square to deliver his first Palm Sunday Mass at the Vatican. Credit: EBU
Thousands of pilgrims turned out for the ceremony, days after the square was filled for the latest papal inauguration. Credit: EBU
The Mass in Rome begins the Catholic Church's most important liturgical season. Credit: EBU

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