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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

Pope Francis is a ‘spiritual success’, says rabbi

Rabbi Abraham Skorka (CNS photo/David Agren)

Rabbi Abraham Skorka praises Pope during Rome visit

Pope recognises Spanish Civil War martyrs

Spanish students hold portraits of clergy killed in the Spanish Civil War, during a 2007 beatification ceremony at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Pope paves the way for 95 men and women killed in the conflict to be beatified

Pope Francis receives bloodstained relic of Archbishop Romero

Pope Francis and President Mauricio Funes Cartagena of El Salvador inspect the reliquary (Photo: CNS)

President of El Salvador presents Pope with gift at Vatican meeting

More must be done for unemployed, says Pope

Pope Francis greets crowd in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Pope marks Feast of St Joseph the Worker with plea for solidarity with jobless