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Vatican revises canon law to highlight abuse penalties

Vatican Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio (AP)

Prelates who fail to apply penalties seem to be ‘consenting to the evil committed’, says cardinal

Pope to visit Caserta twice: once for Mass, then to meet Pentecostals

Pope Francis will have a private meeting with Giovanni Traettino, the Pentecostal pastor (CNS)

The Pope will travel to Caserta on July 26 and return on July 28

Headache and nausea forced me to cancel hospital visit, says Pope

Pope Francis (AP)

‘We must accept fragility’, Francis says in message to Gemelli Hospital staff

Pope Francis to visit Pentecostal church in Italy

Pope Francis (CNS)

Holy Father to stop off at church of Italian friend he knew in Buenos Aires

Bishop bans processions after homage to mafia boss

This procession in Oppido Mamertina, Calabria, was diverted to the home of a presumed mafia boss (Photo: PA)

Bishop Milito says consciences have been ‘hardened and dulled’ to evil of organised crime

Vatican budgets for 2013 show surplus of 8.5 million euros

The Vatican bank's headquarters in the Bastion of Nicholas V at the Vatican (CNS)

Summary of figures released by Vatican press office earlier today

Pope Francis urges enforcement of landmine ban

Pope Francis (AP)

In written statement, Pop says landmines ‘prolong war and nurture fear’

Pope offers condolences to families of three murdered Israeli teens

Israelis pray on the road where the three murdered teenagers were abducted (PA)

Vatican spokesman calls the killings ‘terrible and dramatic’

Family synod: proposals to come in 2015

Pope Francis smiles as he arrives to lead his general audience on Wednesday (CNS)

The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will meet at the Vatican in October

Pope points to St John the Baptist as model for evangelising

Pope Francis (CNS) Below: Video of Pope Francis on John the Baptist (RomeReports)

John the Baptist knew his role was ‘to prepare people for an encounter with the Lord,” says Francis