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A picture of Mother Teresa alongside a Missionary of Charity at World Youth Day in Madrid (Photo: CNS)

If her Cause is concluded by then, the Blessed will be canonised on September 4

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (AP)

Pope says faithful should ask for the ‘grace of tears’ too

Pope Francis arrives for the general audience in St Peter's Square this morning (AP)

‘The house of God is a shelter, not a prison,’ Holy Father says at general audience

Pope Francis (CNS)

At morning Mass the Pope says we must not forget ‘how this world will pass away’

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

‘Homilies should be the transmission of God’s grace,’ Holy Father says as he ordains new auxiliary bishop of Rome

A French soldier stands guard at St Joseph Cathedral in Bambari in Central African Republic (Photo: CNS)

Comboni missionary says he hopes Pope Francis will renew ‘this beautiful country drenched in blood’

Pope Francis celebrating Mass at Rome's Verano cemetery (AP)

Hundreds of people went to the cemetery to prepare their loved ones’ graves for the feast of All Souls

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumba sings the appeal (CNS)

The bishops have called for ‘courageous and imaginative political leadership’ ahead of UN conference

Pope Francis attends a session on the synod's final day (AP)

Synod fathers approve 94-paragraph report at end of three-week gathering

Cardinal Gerhard Müller is part of the German language group (CNS)

The group provided detailed suggestions for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics who want to receive the sacraments