Pope's busy year as Catholic leader

Pope Francis to mark first Christmas as Pontiff after a year that rejuvenated Roman Catholic Church.

Last updated: 24 Dec 2013 08:30
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Pope Francis is preparing to celebrate his first Christmas as head of the Roman Catholic Church.

He has consistently shunned a lavish lifestyle and vowed to bring the people back to their faith.

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Rome, looking back at the outspoken Pontiff's year.


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