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Pope Francis steps off a plane after returning to Rome on Monday (CNS)

Pope back in Rome after Brazil visit

As Pope Francis boarded a helicopter to meet World Youth Day volunteers in Rio, he made the sign of the Cross and then a heart to the delight of the watching crowd

Pope Francis as he addresses World Youth Day pilgrims on Copacabana beach (CNS)

Pope Francis challenges World Youth Day pilgrims to focus on Christ during his first address

Palestinians at the separation barrier with Israel (Photo: PA)

Bishops say discussions on Israel-Palestine conflict were “timely and challenging”

Pope Francis offers words of comfort and issues challenge to drug users at St Francis of Assisi hospital

Festivities have been cancelled after the tragedy (AP Photo)

Spain’s worst train disaster in decades on the eve of the feast of St James

Mgr Leo Cushley at today's press conference in Edinburgh

Mgr Leo Cushley is the new Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh

Pilgrims stand along the tide during Mass on Copacabana beach Photo: CNS

Rio Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta officially opened World Youth Day with evening Mass yesterday

Prime Minister David Cameron at the NSPCC headquarters on Monday (Photo: PA)

Caritas also wants proposals to cover websites featuring extreme violence and promoting self-harm

A crowd celebrates the news outside Buckingham Palace (Photo: PA)

Archbishop assures Prince William and Kate of the prayers and best wishes of the Catholic Church