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Pope Francis is likely to canonise Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto during his trip to Fatima in May

The Vatican doctrinal chief was responding to criticism by abuse survivor Marie Collins

Their lives cause scandal, the Pope said, and lead people to say ‘it would be better to be an atheist’

The Pope has criticised ‘populist demagoguery’ and urged people to ‘welcome those who knock at our doors’

The Pope met editors at La Civilta Cattolica to mark its 4,000th edition

The grand hospitaller of the order said donors ‘decided maybe not to help us any more’

The Pope prays that refugees and the marginalised ‘find welcome and comfort’

The delegation met with Christian communities and their pastors in the Syrian city

The Pope celebrated the sacrament of baptism in a private ceremony in the chapel of his residence

In a letter to young people Pope Francis said their responses will form the basis for next year’s summit