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Francis: Catholics and Lutherans should ask forgiveness for past wrongs

Pope Francis greets members of the Lutheran World Federation (Photo: CNS)

Pope says the two sides must ‘confront the historical reality of the Reformation’

Catholic media bring the Gospel to people, Pope says

Pope Francis (AP)

Catholic media professions can ‘read reality in a spiritual key’, Francis says

SSPX burial of Nazi war criminal met with protestors

Police hold back protestors at the funeral (AP)

Diocese of Rome had refused a public funeral

Vatican takes another step in promoting financial transparency

Fr Federico Lombardi (PA)

Vatican spokesman says new law will help ensure ‘integrity and stability’ of Church finances

Pope calls for prayers for Lampedusa victims

Faithful gather near a giant screen broadcasting the Angelus prayer of Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope asks faithful in St Peter’s to pray for African boat victims

Legionaries to approve new constitution in wake of scandal

Cardinal Velasio De Paolis greets a Legionary priest in 2011 (CNS)

Papal delegate summons members to extraordinary general chapter

Pope and cardinals to completely overhaul the Curia, says spokesman

Pope Francis prays during a meeting with his cardinal advisers (Photo: CNS)

Fr Lombardi says changes will not be merely cosmetic

Vatican bank publishes annual report for the first time

The Institute for the Works of Religion, popularly known as the Vatican bank (CNS)

The Institute for the Works of Religion earned €86.6 million in 2012, independently audited reports shows

Dialogue for peace is an obligation, Pope tells religious leaders

Pope Francis addresses religious, political and cultural leaders from around the world on Monday (CNS)

Pope speaks to religious, political and cultural representatives ahead of visit to the birthplace of St Francis of Assisi

Vatican invites families to ‘hit the streets’ of Rome in Year of Faith

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archbishop hopes pilgrimage will show ‘extraordinary ordinariness of Catholic family life’