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.

Preparations Are Made For Pope Francis' Inauguration Mass

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN- MARCH 18: A worker carries bunting as he helps prepare Saint Peter Square for the inauguration mass on March 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis will take place on March 19, the feast day for St. Joseph. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Preparations Are Made For Pope Francis' Inauguration Mass

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 18: A worker hangs bunting on a crowd control fence as he helps prepare Saint Peter Square for the inauguration mass on March 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis will take place on March 19, the feast day for St. Joseph. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Preparations Are Made For Pope Francis' Inauguration Mass

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 18: Workers prepare a television platform in Saint Peter Square for the inauguration mass on March 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis will take place on March 19, the feast day for St. Joseph. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Preparations Are Made For Pope Francis' Inauguration Mass

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 18: People stand in a line in pouring rain as they wait to visit Saint Peter Basilica the day before the inauguration mass on March 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis will take place on March 19, the feast day for St. Joseph. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Preparations Are Made For Pope Francis' Inauguration Mass

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 18: Workers put crowd control fencing in place as Saint Peter Square is prepared for the inauguration mass on March 18, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis will take place on March 19, the feast day for St. Joseph. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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ROME, ITALY - MARCH 17: Vatican seminarians and priests react as they watch the Clericus Cup overlooking St Peter's Basilica on March 17, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Vatican college Redemptoris Mater and Argentinian team Verbo Incarto played in the Clericus Cup as the Vatican prepares for the inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19, 2013 in St Peter's Square. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL OR MERCHANDISING USAGE - BOOKS OUT, BROADCAST OUT, All image rights and copyrights reserved to the photographic Service of L'Osservatore Romano). IMAGE IS NOT LICENSED FOR USAGE BEYOND 60 DAYS OF CREATE DATE. Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The inauguration mass of Pope Francis, the first ever Latin American Pontiff, will be held on March 19, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano via Getty Images)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL OR MERCHANDISING USAGE - BOOKS OUT, BROADCAST OUT, All image rights and copyrights reserved to the photographic Service of L'Osservatore Romano). IMAGE IS NOT LICENSED FOR USAGE BEYOND 60 DAYS OF CREATE DATE. Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square 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 Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano via Getty Images)

Pope Francis Celebrates Sunday Mass Service At Church Of Sant'Anna

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL OR MERCHANDISING USAGE - BOOKS OUT, BROADCAST OUT, All image rights and copyrights reserved to the photographic Service of L'Osservatore Romano). IMAGE IS NOT LICENSED FOR USAGE BEYOND 60 DAYS OF CREATE DATE. Pope Francis greets an Argentinian priest (R) who works to help children in the streets of Uruguay as he arrives at the Church of Sant'Anna to celebrate Sunday Mass Service on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The inauguration mass of Pope Francis, the first ever Latin American Pontiff, will be held on March 19, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano via Getty Images)

Pope Francis Celebrates Sunday Mass Service At Church Of Sant'Anna

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL OR MERCHANDISING USAGE - BOOKS OUT, BROADCAST OUT, All image rights and copyrights reserved to the photographic Service of L'Osservatore Romano). IMAGE IS NOT LICENSED FOR USAGE BEYOND 60 DAYS OF CREATE DATE. Pope Francis greets the faithful outside the Church of Sant'Anna after celebrating Sunday Mass Service on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The inauguration mass of Pope Francis, the first ever Latin American Pontiff, will be held on March 19, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano via Getty Images)

Pope Francis Celebrates Sunday Mass Service At Church Of Sant'Anna

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL OR MERCHANDISING USAGE - BOOKS OUT, BROADCAST OUT, All image rights and copyrights reserved to the photographic Service of L'Osservatore Romano). IMAGE IS NOT LICENSED FOR USAGE BEYOND 60 DAYS OF CREATE DATE. Pope Francis kisses a cross during Sunday Mass Service at the Church of Sant'Anna on March 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The inauguration mass of Pope Francis, the first ever Latin American Pontiff, will be held on March 19, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano via Getty Images)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: Men wave the flag of Argentina in St Peter's Square after Pope Francis gave 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)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: Pope Francis delivers his first Angelus Blessing to the faithful from the window of his private residence 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 Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square 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 Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Gives His First Angelus Blessing To The Faithful

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 17: Pope Francis delivers his Angelus prayer and blessing to the pilgrims gathered in St Peter’s Square 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 Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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)

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