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At the Holy Thursday Chrism Mass, the Pope said priests should not ‘idolise’ Church law

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The Pope imparted his Apostolic Blessing on those taking part

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The meeting came a week after Pope Francis’s communications chief was forced to resign over the so-called Lettergate scandal