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Well now the Vatican -- today tens of thousands of faithful gathered for the inauguration of Pope Francis.
The positive lived up to his growing reputation as a person of the Pope amid a person of the people briefed.
He -- through Saint Peter's Square in the very early morning hours reading the crowd's not and that bulletproof Pope mobile to which we've grown accustomed but in an open -- -- And this was it seems to me the the moment of the morning he even climbed out and walked around at some points blessing a man confined to a wheelchair there on the side.
He -- young children in the -- in the crowd.
And during the homily Pope Francis drew applause by -- his predecessor Pope Benedict who stepped down just last month.
You've been referred to his choice of the named Francis after the saint whose life's work was to care for nature the poor in the week.
The guys in case it -- to protect the people showing love and concern for each other and every person.
Especially children and the elderly be those in need -- -- often the last easily go to.
And just as we saw when he was elected last week -- Francis pleaded with the crowd to pray.
Amy Kellogg has been on hand throughout this process -- -- live this early evening in -- hi Amy.
-- -- Well -- Francis really hit on the theme of taking care of people all people whether they be.
Poor or sick -- -- in prison and he spoke of the importance.
Of being tender and -- having a heart.
And then he met with all sorts of VIPs and foreign dignitaries including US vice president.
Joseph Biden who apparently joked to Italy's president later in the day that he didn't know you could arrange for a new -- so quickly.
-- -- the Italian president quipped back they are quicker than Italian politics.
That people made much of the pope's blessing so many little children today babies but just something could still.
But each has its own style.
Folks do kiss babies that's part of a that's part of the job description and I always laughed with Pope Benedict -- -- denies that.
That clearly doesn't come naturally for him.
He learned he learned how to do it -- to greet the newlyweds another thing they do every week greet the newlyweds.
John Paul loved it.
I could tell that for Pope Benedict.
I kissing babies has always like well he used to lead and he got better had he got good -- it actually.
But you can tell with Pope Francis that's part of the game he wants to touch people's much as he can.
And -- Francis today called the Pope the -- to step.
To wish him happy Saint Joseph say of course it's feast day of Saint Joseph.
And the -- and that hope America -- -- Ney of course born Joseph Ratzinger.
-- Kellogg in Rome maybe good to see you again thanks so much.
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