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Pope Francis Marks Fourth Year as Pontiff

Pope Francis observed the fourth anniversary of his election as the Holy Father on Monday, March 13. At a public audience, he asked the faithful to continue to pray for him.

Pope Francis and top members of the Roman Curia returned from their annual Lenten retreat on Saturday, at the Pauline Fathers’ retreat centre in Ariccia, 20 miles southeast of Rome, and the following day the Pope visited the Rome parish of St Magdalene of Canossa.