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A seagull flies in front of the main balcony of St Peter's basilica... News PhotoBalcony,Flying,Horizontal,International Landmark,Pope,Pope Francis,Praying,Religion,Seagull,St. Peter's Basilica - The Vatican,State of the Vatican City,VaticanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA seagull flies in front of the main balcony of St Peter's basilica during the Angelus prayer on March 17, 2013 at the Vatican. Pope Francis begins his papacy in earnest today ahead of his formal inauguration mass, with a weekly prayer address used by previous pontiffs to comment on international affairs. The pope's first Angelus prayer, delivered from a window high above St Peter's Square, is a chance for the first Latin American pontiff to begin to sketch out a more global vision for the role of the Roman Catholic Church. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS,GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)