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Pope Francis prays during a meeting with cardinals at the Vatican Oct. 1. As a series of consultations aimed at the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy began, the pontiff told his group of cardinal advisers that humility and service attract people to the church, not power and pride. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) (Oct. 1, 2013) See POPE-CARDINALS Sept. 30, 2013 and POPE-HUMILITY Oct. 1, 2013.
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In his latest wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis said that he aimed to make the Catholic Church less “Vatican-centric” and closer to the “people of God,” as well as more socially conscious and open to modern culture. He also revealed