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Careerist priests have early sell-by date, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Francis exhorts new bishops to ‘love the people that God has given you’

Pope’s advisers start first draft of document overhauling Vatican

Pope Francis poses with cardinal advisers during a meeting at the Vatican  last year (CNS)

The so-called C9 held its sixth meeting earlier this week with Pope Francis at the Vatican

Couples who live together and have children to be married by Francis

A newly married couple walk past Swiss Guards after a general audience with the Pope (Photo: CNS)

Rome vicariate says couples in all kinds of situations will be wed in Sunday’s ceremony

Pope: Iraq’s persecuted Christians are bold witnesses of Christ

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis makes comments during general audience St Peter’s Square

Francis tells Gaza priest: ‘Be strong, have courage and keep going’

Fr Jorge Hernandez celebrates Mass in Gaza (CNS)

Argentine Fr Jorge Hernandez has 45-minute private meeting with the Pope

Twenty couples to be married by Pope Francis in St Peter’s Basilica

Newlyweds walk past Swiss Guards at Wednesday's general audience (CNS)

The ceremony will be the first papal celebration of a wedding since 2000

Pope: Being envious, mean-spirited may be human, but it’s not Christian

Pope Francis arrives in his popemobile at St Peter's Square earlier today (CNS)

Division is the work of the Devil, Pope Francis said during his weekly audience

Former ‘guardian’ of Vatican artworks dies at 85

Cardinal Francesco Marchisano delivering an address in 2006 (AP)

Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passed away on Sunday

The pope who published riddles in secret

Pope Leo XIII crafted Latin riddles for Roman magazine (CNS)

Leo XIII created lengthy riddles, known as “charades,” which were published anonymously in a Rome newspaper

‘Abuse crisis is not a thing of the past,’ says Irish archbishop

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaks at child safeguarding conference