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Key points of Evangelii Gaudium

In his first apostolic exhortation, Pope Francis publicly laid out what he wants to focus on during his pontificate

Each box of ‘Misericordina’ contained a rosary

The statue has been brought to Rome from Portugal to mark Marian Day and the Vatican’s Year of Faith.

St Francis heard Jesus tell him: ‘Go and rebuild my Church, which you can see has fallen into ruin’

Holy Father moved by encounter at the Seraphic Institute in Assisi

Francis welcomes ‘group of eight’ cardinals to Rome for three-day summit

Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match

The Pope answered questions on the Vatican Bank, women priests and the “gay lobby”

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 greets young pilgrims at vast gathering in Rio