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Pope welcomes Bayern Munich to the Vatican

After beating Roma 7-1 in a Champions League match, players from Bayern Munich visited Pope Francis at the Vatican

Vatican confirms Pope’s itinerary for Turkey visit

Pope Francis with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (PA)

Pope Francis to visit Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Do not believe people who say that the Pope is disappointed by synod outcome, says cardinal

Pope Francis shares a word with Cardinal Nichols during the synod  (AP)

Cardinal Nichols urges faithful to ‘believe Francis’s own words’ at the end of the synod

Pakistan High Court upholds Asia Bibi’s death sentence

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi listens to Governor of Pakistani Punjab Province Salman Taseer at a prison in Sheikhupura near Lahore, Pakistan (PA)

Asia Bibi has lost her appeal against the death penalty

Justin Bieber ‘told off’ during visit to Vatican

Justin Bieber (PA)

Pop star reportedly reprimanded for kicking football in Vatican building

Full text: Updated mid-term report on family synod

The synod in session (CNS)

Read the English translation of the relatio post disceptationem

Cardinal Kasper: majority of the synod fathers now support Communion for remarried

Cardinal Kasper has said that some divorced and re-married Catholics should be allowed to receive Communion (PA)

Cardinal Kasper says Pope thinks ‘great majority’ of Catholics support a ‘responsible opening’

Cardinal Nichols: Mid-term report has been misinterpreted

Cardinal Nichols (Photo: PA)

Cardinal admits report was ‘composed under pressure’

Bishops call on MPs to back Palestine motion

A mother and son survey the damage to their home in Gaza after an airstrike earlier this year (CNS)

Joint statement says Palestinians right to statehood is ‘long overdue’

Pope Francis blesses those working for canonisation of Newman

Pope Benedict XVI leads Mass and the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman at Cofton Park in 2010 (CNS)

Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010