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Migrants’ plight getting worse, says Francis on Lampedusa anniversary

The wreath thrown by Francis honouring migrants drowned near Lampedusa (CNS)

Pope decries ‘logic of indifference’ in message on first anniversary of trip

International association of exorcists wins Vatican recognition

Fr Amorth is an exorcist in the Diocese of Rome (CNS)

The ‘dramatic reality’ of demonic possession is ‘often ignored or underestimated’, says association’s president

Vatican laicises former nuncio in connection to abuse allegations

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, former nuncio to the Dominican Republic, is pictured celebrating Mass in Santo Domingo in 2009 (CNS)

The former nuncio to the Dominican Republic was sentenced with laicisation

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Iraq

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope also announces he will visit Albania in September

Pope: We’ll all be winners if World Cup promotes peace and respect

Brazilian Neymar celebrates after scoring against Panama this month (AP)

Pontiff marks start of tournament in Brazil with message to ‘football lovers’

Pope Francis: ‘Arms manufacturers are merchants of death’

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope also denounces those responsible for human trafficking and slave labour

Pope dismisses entire board of Vatican financial watchdog agency

Pope Francis (AP)

Pontiff replaces five board members well before their terms were due to expire

Piety is embracing God and others with real love, not fake devotion, says Pope

Pope Francis (CNS)

Piety is not about being ‘hoiler than thou’, Pope Francis said earlier today

Christian life may be joyful, but it’s not always a party, Pope says

Pope Francis has compared life to childbirth and the joy that it eventually brings (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke about the joy of Jesus this morning during Mass

Pope Francis calls on Christians to pray for governments to help refugees

Francis embraces a child during today's audience

Also asks faithful to pray for Middle East during general audience