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The chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)

The devil ‘wages war’ when he sees Christians drawn towards Jesus, the Pope said at morning Mass

Pope Francis greets Cheryl Tobin, who had stage IV cancer, during his general audience at the Vatican in May 2016 (CNS)

Cheryl Tobin was blessed by the Pope during a general audience in May

Pope Francis kisses a statue of the Christ Child as he celebrates Mass in St Peter's on New Year's Day (AP)

Say ‘no’ to hatred and violence and ‘yes’ to fraternity and reconciliation, urges Pontiff

Barbara Jatta (CNS)

Barbara Jatta has been serving as vice-director of the museums since June

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Vatican has released the Pontiff’s annual message for the World Day of Peace

Pope Francis has an audience with the participants of a pilgrimage of French politicians from the Rhone-Alpes region (AP)

France’s diversity should be regarded as an opportunity to build a better world, Francis said

Pope Francis greets  Stephen Hawking (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pontiff addressed the meeting held by Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pope Francis delivers his blessing during the weekly general audience in St Peter's Square (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Francis tells officials of Caritas Internationalis that the world needs a ‘revolution of tenderness’

Pope Francis meets participants in a meeting promoted by RENATE (AP)

Pope Francis met with clergy and women religious who work with victims of human trafficking

Ivonne van de Kar, an anti-trafficking advocate (left) with Sister Monica Chikwe,  who works with trafficked Nigerian women (CNS)

Women religious provide great assistance to trafficking victims but rarely publicise their efforts