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Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: Priests pray in St Peter's Square as Pope Francis gives his first Angelus blessing on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Vatican is preparing for the inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19, 2013 in St Peter's Square. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Preparing for Pope Francis' inauguration mass

Preparations are underway today at the Vatican for an inaugural mass for Pope Francis, which will take place March 18. World leaders will be attending the mass, including Canada's Governor General David Johnston and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.