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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

Fr Lombardi: words in Scalfari interview ‘cannot be attributed to the pope’

The interview with Pope Francis appeared in an Italian newspaper  yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Vatican spokesman says interview published yesterday only ‘captures the spirit of the conversation’

Synod document cites cultural and economic threats to family

The theme of the synod will be the 'pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelisation' (PA)

Topics in working document include some of the most controversial areas of Church teaching on the family

Pope Francis says world economic system inevitably leads to war

Pope Francis said 99 per cent of people at the Vatican did not believe the Shimon-Abbas prayer meeting would happen (Photo: CNS)

The Pope also defended his lack of security, saying ‘at my age I don’t have much to lose’

Pope Francis tells presidents only God can bring peace to Holy Land

Pope Francis looks on as Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas embrace at the Vatican in June (AP)

Israeli and Palestinian presidents embrace in Vatican Gardens during historic ‘invocation for peace’

Pope Francis to meet clerical abuse victims for first time in June

Francis holds on a press conference on the flight to Rome (AP) Below: A video of the press conference (CNS)

Pope confirms Vatican is probing claims about Cardinal Bertone’s handling of funds