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    Pope Francis has rounded off his first day as pontiff with a warning for Catholics not to forget the church's primary mission.

    His message came in a homily at a mass for Cardinals in the Sistine Chapel, where 24 hours before they had elected the first ever South American pope.

    The mass was in Latin, but for his homily, the Argentinian pope spoke in Italian without notes.