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pope francis

FRONT PAGES: Pope Francis dominates the new and old worlds' newspapers

It was a rare newspaper today that did not run images from the Vatican on its front page. Here’s a round up.

THE CATHOLIC WORLD is waking up to a new pope this morning and the first images of him wearing his papal vestments appear on the front pages of a vast majority of newspapers.

Most have made note of Pope Francis’s country of origin – Argentina – as it makes him the first pontiff from the ‘New World’, while others have examined his character, predicting how he will deal with the scandals that have engulfed the Catholic Church in recent years.

From Italy to Argentina, Brazil to Spain and the UK to the US, here is what the world’s papers are saying today:

FRONT PAGES: Pope Francis dominates the new and old worlds' newspapers
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  • Daily Mail

  • The Washington Post

  • The Times of London

  • The Guardian

  • The Daily Telegraph

  • National Post

  • Libero

  • Le Figaro

  • Larazon

  • La Vanguardia

  • International Herald Tribune

  • Gazet Van Antwerpen

  • Correio

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