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Pope Francis urges G20 to seek ‘peaceful solution’ to Syria

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, president of Indonesia, Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande (Photo: PA)

In a letter Pope Francis asks G20 leaders to give up ‘futile’ idea of military intervention

Pope says World Youth Day was a ‘true party’ at general audience

Pope Francis wrote an open letter to La Repubblica (AP)

In God’s eyes young pilgrims are ‘apostles of the kingdom’, Pope says in St Peter’s Square

WYD 2013: Kraków will host next World Youth Day in 2016

A Polish group celebrates the announcement in Rio today (AP)

Polish city is Blessed John Paul II’s former episcopal see

WYD 2013: Pope urges bishops to rediscover ‘language of simplicity’

A bishop watches a video on his tablet as he waits for the Pope to arrive (AP)

Pontiff says: ‘We need a Church capable of walking at people’s side’

WYD 2013: Pope Francis prays with young Brazilian prisoners

Francis arrives at  Quinta da Boa Vista park to hear Confessions (CNS)

Holy Father also hears young pilgrims’ Confessions on busy Friday

WYD 2013: Final events moved because of downpour in Rio

It has rained heavily in Rio since the Pope arrived on Monday (AP)

Closing vigil and Mass will now take place on Copacabana Beach

WYD 2013: Pope calls for ‘culture of solidarity’ as he visits Rio slum

Residents of Varginha welcome the Pope's arrival (AP)

‘Never tire of working for a more just world,” says Pontiff

WYD 2013: Pope Francis visits recovering drug addicts in Rio hospital

Pope Francis greets a young man as he meets patients, family and staff at St Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff offers drug users an embrace and a challenge in speech

WYD 2013: Crowds bring Pope’s car to standstill as he arrives in Rio

Pope Francis waves to the crowds after his arrival in Rio (CNS)

Police find homemade bomb at shrine Pontiff will visit on Wednesday

Lumen Fidei: an overview of Pope Francis’s first encyclical

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI at the Vatican in May (CNS)

Encyclical bears the clear influence of Benedict XVI