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Pope Francis Rides Bus with Cardinals

The new Catholic pontiff could also meet with his predecessor, the pope emeritus.
2:17 | 03/15/13

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We'll turn to the latest on pope francis and showed you that remarkable photo of him riding the bus with the cardinals coming back from mass in the sistine chapel. And now he's planning to meet with the former pope in the next few days. These are live pictures of him at this moment meeting with the cardinals, each of them, one by one. Abc's ron claiborne is covering it all for us in vatican city this morning. Good morning, ron. Reporter: Hey, good morning to you, elizabeth. That planned meeting with the former pope, the retired pope benedict, one of quite a few gestures of humility from the new pope in just his first 36 hour, in fact, one italian newspaper is calling it a revolution of small gestures. Reporter: This morning just a short while ago, pope francis was greeted with a standing ovation when he arrived at the sala clementina with an audience with the vatican. Reporter: But he spent his first hours as pope much like anyone else foregoing the papal limousine to ride minivan posted on twitter. Cardinal will fred nappier tweeting "coming from mass in sistine chapel, switched official car for a bus carrying cardinals. In morning slips into chapel to pray without any fuss." And the new pontiff cho to return to the casa dell clero and to the delighted shock of many insisted on paying his own bill. And this morning, he visited his new home, the papal apartment at the vatican. Back in his native argentina, this buenos aires woman imbalia says she was a childhood friend of jorge bergoglio. "One day he sent me a letter telling me he was going to build me a house, that we would get married. He said to me if I don't marry you I'll become a priest." And another gesture from the new pope, francis, well, he hasn't been wearing those famous red leather shoes that his predecessor wore. Those who know him say he is unlikely to change to those red shoes, plain black shoes, elizabeth, will do for him. All right, no surprise there. Thank you very much, ron.

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