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Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Turkey in November

Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November (Photo: PA)

The Vatican now has a formal invitation from the Turkish president

Pope Francis to address European Parliament in November

Pope Francis and Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament (Photo: PA)

Address will be the first by a pope in Strasbourg since 1988

Vatican denies cover-up over nuncio accused of sexual abuse

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski (CNS)

Vatican say it ‘moved without delay’ after allegations against Archbishop Wesolowski came to light

American missionary visits North Korea as silent ‘apostle of peace’

Fr Gerard Hammond has made 51 trips to the North since 1995 (CNS)

Maryknoll Father Fr Gerard Hammond has made 51 trips to the North since 1995

Pope Francis telephones family of American journalist James Foley

A man walks past a sign in James Foley's hometown of Rochester (CNS)

Pontiff consoles family in Rochester, New Hampshire, after killing by Islamists

Pope Francis: I would visit to Iraq to help stop violence

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard the papal flight from Seoul to Rome (CNS)

Pope gives press conference on flight home from Seoul

Pope says forgiveness key to reconciling divided Korea

Pope Francis attends Asian Catholic youth festival (PA)

Pope Francis called for brotherly love and a spirit of forgiveness

In South Korea, Pope calls for peace, democracy and social justice

Pope Francis greets people as he arrives  in Seoul, South Korea (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke in English in public for the first time, while he addressed diplomats

Vatican calls on Muslim leaders to condemn Islamic State ‘barbarity’

Iraqi refugees in a camp near the northern city of Irbil (CNS)

Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue criticises ‘shameful practices’ of beheading and FGM

Cardinal Pell: Vatican must not be sloppy with its finances

Cardinal Pell, centre, was named prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy in February (CNS)

Cardinal gives interview after unveiling a new economic framework for the Holy See