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The Bishops of England and Wales pose with Pope Francis during their ad limina visit (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Bishops of England and Wales said the decision to leave the European Union ‘must be respected’

Pope Francis salutes Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, at the end of a consistory in 2014 (PA)

The Pope has written the preface to a new collection of Benedict’s writings on the priesthood

Pope Francis walks with a group of refugees this morning (AP Photo/Fabio Frustaci)

The Pope calls for Europe to grant asylum to more refugees as he addresses the faithful at the Vatican

Pope Francis with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/ AP)

Three people were killed in north-east Syria, when the bomber attacked an event, which marked the massacre of Christians more than a century ago

A woman lays some flowers at Parliament Square opposite the Palace of Westminster, central London in tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

A spokesman for the bishops said she was a ‘dedicated public servant’ and expressed a ‘deep sense of loss’ at her death

Chris Bain, director of Cafod (Photo: mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The theologian had signed a letter to Polish bishops calling for ‘early, safe and legal abortion’

Caroline Wyatt (BBC)

Wyatt said she was looking forward to starting ‘a new chapter’ as a radio presenter

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

The letter, Iuvenescit Ecclesia, regarding the relationship between hierarchical and charismatic gifts in the life and the mission of the Church has been sent to bishops by the CDF

A general view of York Crown Court (PA)

Trial begins of four men accused of carrying out religiously aggravated assault

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill conducts the Easter service in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia (AP)

The scholars said the council is ‘an opportunity to commence a new phase of Orthodox witness’