1. At his first appearance on the balcony of St Peter's, Pope Francis chose not to wear the red mozzetta (cape). He also chose not to wear the ornate Papal stole, except for the blessing.
2. The most recognised symbol of the Christian church around the world, the Pope wears a cross on the chest, usually suspended from the neck by a cord or chain. Pope Francis opted for an iron cross rather than the ornate gold one
3. A special ring, unique to each Pope, is presented as part of the inauguration mass. Pope Francis selected a gold-plated, silver ring instead of the usual gold one.
4. Along with the ring a pallium is placed on the Pope during inauguration mass. This is a narrow scarf woven of white lamb's wool - symbolizing Jesus as the good shepherd. In contrast to Pope Francis' simple papal mitre
5. Pope Francis wore plain, dark leather shoes.