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A winged lion in a stained-glass window symbolises St Mark the Evangelist

St Mark the Evangelist (April 25) is traditionally thought to be the interpreter of the Apostle Peter

The Catholic Herald's cartoon inspired by ICN's Vatican hawk hoax (Christian Adams) Below: How The Guardian reported the story

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Pope Francis delivering his unscripted homily on Sunday (PA) Below Video via

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis led the start of Holy Week with more than 100,000 people in St Peter’s Square.

Faithful take pictures with Pope Francis at the end of the Palm Sunday Mass Below: Francis sips tea passed to him from the crowd (PA) Video via RomeReports

Pope asks faithful to look into their hearts to see how they are living their lives

Bishop-elect Alan Williams (Bishops Conference of England and Wales)

Fr Williams will be the seventh Bishop of Brentwood

St Benedict Joseph Labre was rejected by the Trappists because they thought he was ‘too delicate’

St Benedict Joseph Labre (April 16) was the eldest of 15 children

David Cameron (PA)

Prime minister says we must stand up for persecuted

The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in St John's Wood, north London (PA)

Relationship likely to change after special resolution passed at extraordinary general meeting

Bishop Pates, right (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Pates says release of report about CIA torture can help close ‘shameful chapter’