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Legionary priest appointed number two at Vatican City office

The first papal phone, donated to Pius XI by Catholics in the US. Fr Vergez oversaw a major overhaul of the Vatican's phone and email systems (Photo: CNS)

Fr Vergez oversaw a major reform of the Vatican’s email and phone systems

Pope to young people: Avoid drug and alcohol culture

Pope Francis (CNS)

‘Go against the current’, says Pope during meeting at St Peter’s Basilica

Two Slovenian archbishops step down over role in financial losses

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi (CNS)

The Slovenian Archdiocese of Maribor has fallen into financial ruin

Pope Francis mourns Indian cardinal

Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Cardinal Simon Pimenta, who led the Archdiocese of Bombay for 18 years, has died at the age of 93

Pope creates new commission to oversee Vatican’s finances

Francis has created three independent advisory bodies since his election (CNS)

New body will seek ‘a more careful organisation’ of Vatican economic activities

Pope Francis ‘will disappoint conservatives and progressives,’ says Cardinal Kasper

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal tells Italian newspaper that Pope will change Church agenda to focus on the poor

Avoid fast cars and ride a bike instead, Pope tells trainee priests and nuns

Pope Francis addresses seminarians and future priests and nuns during  Mass in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Pope gives future priests and nuns tips for a successful vocation

Pope to set up committee to consider results of Vatican budget audit, says cardinal

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban (Photo: CNS)

External ‘study group’ would investigate transparency and accountability issues

Pope Francis to visit refugee island off Sicily

Pope Frncis, pictured in St Peter's Square last week, will visit refugees off the coast of Italy (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Holy Father to show solidarity with African migrants

Seeking worldly treasures leads to a tired, loveless heart, says Francis

Pope Francis at a Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Better to seek divine treasures such as goodness and love that are stored in heaven, says Pope