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Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

‘Poverty and the ability to praise the Lord’ are the signs of a true apostle, Pontiff says in homily

Paschal Uche (second left) welcomes Pope Benedict XVI, on behalf of Britain's young people, as the Pope sit on the steps of Westminster Cathedral, in central London, after celebrating Mass (Photo: PA)

Mr Uche has been accepted for seminary training by Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood.

The bronze plaque depicting the story of St Dominic and the Rosary

A bronze plaque depicting the story of St Dominic and the Rosary to be sold this week

Pope Francis at a Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Holy Spirit and ‘spirit of this world’ don’t mix, says Pontiff

Crowds attend the Big IF London organised by Enough Food for Everyone IF in Hyde Park, London. Photo: PA

Thousands attended a service on Saturday to pray for an end to world hunger

Mgr Philip Whitmore  (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Philip Whitmore succeeds Mgr Nicholas Hudson

Pope Francis greets youths during an audience with students of Jesuit schools and institutions in Italy and Albania (PA)

Pope Francis has said someone who wants to be pope doesn’t like themselves

Pope Francis: 'The Lord loves us tenderly' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

On solemnity of Sacred Heart, Pope says it’s difficult to accept God’s love

Pope Francis looks on during a meeting with Vatican diplomatic corps back in March (CNS)

Pope Francis has appealed to future diplomats not to be careerists

According to CSAN 61 staff in prisons were subject to disciplinary action for their treatment of prisoners and a further 26 staff were dismissed for their treatment of prisoners. (PA)

CSAN are concerned that proposed government cuts will undermine the dignity of prisoners