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Selected quotes from the first year of Francis’s pontificate

We have to go to Mass with humility, Pope Francis has said

Sacramental power must not be ‘too closely identified with power in general,’ writes Pope

Benedict XVI says the Eucharist transforms our lives ‘despite our weakness and infidelity’

One cannot be an Anglican and use the Roman Missal – it is one or the other

Benedict XVI tells pilgrims on the feast of Corpus Christi that the Eucharist is an antidote to modern individualism

More than 50,000 altar servers present at general audience