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Pope makes pledge to serve poor

‘Authentic power is service,’ he tells 150,000 attending inauguration

Posted: March 20, 2013 at 2:34 a.m.

At the formal start of his papacy, Pope Francis offered a passionate pledge Tuesday to serve “the poorest, the weakest, the least important,” striking the same tones of humility as have marked the days since he was elected last week.

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