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Beware of clerics ‘who seek the episcopacy’, Pope urges nuncios

Pope Francis (AP)

The best candidates are ‘pastors who are close to their people’, Pontiff says

Anglican Dean of King’s College wins Ratzinger Prize

The prize is funded by the royalties from Benedict XVI's books (Photo: CNS)

New Testament scholar the Rev Richard Burridge is awarded prize alongside German lay theologian

Pope approves addition of St Joseph to Eucharistic Prayers at most Latin Rite Masses

Benedict XVI, who was baptised Joseph, first approved the change (CNS)

Pope Francis confirmed the decision originally made by Benedict XVI

Conflict between Christians makes Christ’s body suffer, says Pope

Pope Francis shakes hands with a boy before today's general audience (AP)

General audience focuses on the Church as a living body

Vatican theologians ‘have approved second John Paul II miracle’

John Paul II was beatified on May 1 2011 (CNS)

Polish pope could be canonised on 35th anniversary of his election

Pope confirms he will publish encyclical begun by Benedict XVI

Benedict XVI (PA)

‘It’s an encyclical written with four hands,’ Pope Francis tells Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis decides not to spend summer in Castel Gandolfo

Lake Albano seen from the window of the papal villa – a view that Pope Francis will miss this year (Photo: CNS)

The Pope will have a reduced schedule in July and August but will stay at the Vatican

Pope Francis says John XXIII was ‘filled with goodness’ as he prays at his tomb

The Pope meets priests from the Diocese of Bergamo (Photo: CNS)

Bishop of Bergamo says Pope Francis reminds many people of Blessed John

Pope Francis tells children with cancer: Jesus is close to you

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Pope greets and blesses the 22 children and their parents at the Vatican

God’s plan is to unite all humanity, says Pope

Pope Francis  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis announces a series of talks on the Church in Rome